Freshers' day celebrations were held by the chemistry department of PG College Bhaderwah. The function was presided over by the principal of the college. The programme started with a welcome address by Miss Saima Khursheed Dev, who also carried the proceedings of the programme.
In the work shop about 75 teachers of Jammu district and district coordinators and district academic coordinators of all the districts were provided orientation regarding focal theme 'Energy: Explore, Harness and Conserve' and various sub themes alloted for the National Children Science Congress 2012 - 13.
After reaching the college, the minister planted a sapling infront of the Administrative Block as a part of ongoing Plantation drive carried out by NSS volunteers of the college. The minister later on interacted with the staff members of the college.