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CUK’s School of Life Sciences observes world environment day

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Ganderbal: School of Life Sciences at Central University of Kashmir (CUK) on Monday observed World Environment Day on the theme “Only One Earth” at Nunar Science Campus, here.
Addressing the participants, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Farooq Ahmad Shah, stressed on raising the awareness about the impact of human activities on the environment and how they can be minimised.
He emphasised that the environment can be saved for the next generation by drastically cutting the green house emissions. CUK VC added that the Day is the perfect occasion to educate masses about their contribution in saving the environment.
In his address Registrar Prof. Afzal Zargar congratulated the department for organising the event and encouraged the students and faculty members to inspire more people to work for protection of the environment.
Regional Director, Social Forestry Mehraj-u-Din Malik and environmental activist Suhail Nabi Khan highlighted the causes posing serious threats to environment, across the world, particularly in Jammu and Kashmir.
Both the speakers encouraged the students to spread awareness among the people regarding the need to protect the fragile environment and asked the people to keep their surroundings neat and clean.
During the inaugural session, Dr. Ibraq Khurshid presented welcome address, while Dr. Mohammad Lateef, proposed the vote of thanks.
During the second session cleanliness drive, community interaction were held around Nunnar by two groups of students headed by Dr. Mohammad Lateef and Irfan Ahmed Noorani.
An open-air painting and drawing and poster making competition was also held at the occasion.

 

 


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