Jalandhar June 20 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- A one day National e-seminar on “Sustainable Use of Biodiversity Entrepreneurship Opportunities” was organized by Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, Jalandhar in collaboration with Punjab Biodiversity Board. Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen welcomed the guests and dignitaries and said that HMV and Punjab Biodiversity Board are committed to conservation of Biodiversity and spreading awareness for the same. The chief-guest of the seminar was Dr. Jatinder Kaur Arora, Executive Director, Punjab State Council for Science & Technology and Member Secretary, Punjab Biodiversity Board. She emphasized the importance of Biodiversity management and shared that Punjab is among few states wherein, Biodiversity Management Committees have been constituted. Dr. Gurharminder Singh, Principal Scientific Officer, Punjab State Council for Science and Technology explained about the sustainable use of Biodiversity and Biodiversity Act. Dr. Anjana Bhatia, Head of the Department of Botany talked on the use of various plants. Participants from places like Bihas, Jammu, Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Sikkim etc. participated in the seminar. Dr. Nitika, Mrs. Ramandeep Kaur, Ms. Harpreet Kaur and Dr. Shuchi were also present on this occasion along with the students of Botany Department. International Biodiversity Day-2022 was also organized on this occasion at HMv. Students of HMV Collegiate Senior Secondary School participated in Selfie with Nature competition, Kumud, Gurjot and Mehak were declared winners. Simarjit Kaur, Bhumi and Manmeet were given first, second and third prizes respectively, in the paragraph writing competition. Kiranjot, Shafri Neerja were awarded in photography competition. Komal, Bhumika and Diya were awarded in Promote Eco Park Competition. Alina got Best poster award, Neha, Manreet, Simranjit, Gurleen, Jhanvi and Simran emerged victorious in the quiz. Dr. Anjana Bhatia thanked Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen and School Coordinator Mrs. Meenakshi Syal for their continued support.