BGSBU’s School of Biosciences and Biotechnology celebrates Earth Day
Rajouri: School of Biosciences and Biotechnology of the Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah Universiy (BGSBU) on Wednesday celebrated Earth Day-2019.
Faculty, Research Scholars and Students of Departments of Botany, Zoology, Biotechnology and Centre for Biodiversity Studies participated in the event. This years’ theme of Earth day celebrations world over is “Protect Our Species”. Different activities based on the theme were conducted including awareness campaign about conservation of species, restoration of habitats, plantation of succulents and threatened species of medicinal plants. Saplings were planted in the premises of newly constructed Biosciences Block, Lead Botanical Garden and around the campus of CBS.
Vice Chancellor of BGSBU, Prof Javed Musarrat complimented the School of Biosciences and Biotechnology for celebrating the Earth Day and emphasised that protection of species can be achieved through continuous and concerted efforts of each and every individual of our society. Dean School of Biosciences and Biotechnology, Prof Iqbal Parwaiz, Registrar BGSBU Dr Ashfaq A Zarri, Director CBS, Prof Shujauddin, Head Department of Botany Dr Susheel Verma, Head Department of Zoology, Dr A A Shah, Faculty members including Dr Mamta Bhat, Dr M Asger, Dr Arif, Dr Mohammad Hanief, Dr Hanan Khan, Dr Sajad Khan, Dr Salim Reshi and Dr Sajad A Parray, Research Scholars and students planted the saplings.
All the members of School of Biosciences and Biotechnology took a pledge to implement on ground the objectives of the global movement.