A seminar on Innovations in microbial technology for sustainable development was organized by the Department of Biotechnology, School of Applied and Life Sciences (SALS) on 16 September 2022. The seminar began with the lighting of the auspicious lamp followed by the address of Dr Nishesh Sharma, Organizing Secretary whom he briefed about the objective of organizing the seminar. Prof (Dr) Ajay Singh, Dean SALS, Uttaranchal University in his keynote talk emphasised the significance of innovative approaches in scientific studies to address the problems of health, society and the environment. He also mentioned the sound role of young researchers to step ahead and conduct meaningful research in the field of microbiology for better therapeutic applications. Dr Pankaj Kumar, Department of Microbiology, Avdesh Medical College, Ambala in his technical session highlighted the prospects of molecular diagnostics and their application in the field of medicine. Dr Monika Singh in her technical session discussed applications of microbes and microbial technology in the enhancement of agricultural productivity. A total of 150 students participated in the seminar. Participants through poster presentations and PowerPoint presentations exhibited recent trends and development in the field of microbiology. In the category of e-poster presentation, Hemashree and Shallu were awarded the prize for best e-poster presentation and Bobby Prasad won the prize for best oral presentation. A vote of thanks was delivered by Dr. Indra Rautela. The event was coordinated by Tanisha and Swati. Dr Sudhanshu Mishra, Dr Ashish Tiwari, Dr Monika Singh, Dr Minakshi Rajput, Dr Mohd. Yasir Khan, Dr Farha Maarfi, Dr Sandhya, Dr Himani Badoni were also present on the occasion.