Describing mathematics as queen of sciences, Governor Lt. Gen (Retd) S K Sinha has said that its importance in the technological development cannot be overemphasized.
The Governor was inaugurating the International Congress and 8th Conference of ISIAM on certain emerging areas in applicable mathematics and 17th Annual Conference of Jammu Mathematical Society in Zorawar Singh Auditorium of Jammu University this morning.General Sinha said that in this age of technological revolution knowledge of mathematics is immensely important and hoped that academicians will pay due attention to it. He called for taking full advantage of this basic knowledge, roots of which are in the genes of Indians. He referred to the introduction of Zero by Aryabhat and great contribution of Ramanjyu in the field of mathematics. ‘It is said that mathematics is in the genes of Indians.