Jalandhar August 3 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Under the able guidance of Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen, Capacity Building Workshop was organized at HMV Collegiate Sr. Sec. School in collaboration with Punjab State Council for Science and Technology and Wipro Foundation. The workshop was commenced with lamp lighting. Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen welcomed the Chief Guest Dr. K.S. Bath, Joint Director, Punjab State Council for Science & Technology, Punjab, Dr. Mandakini, Scientific Officer and Mr. Ashish Shah, an expert from Wipro Foundation.
She cordially welcomed all the participants and said that the workshop would definitely amplify their knowledge and the teachers from other states too will get benefitted from this gained knowledge. She stated that we should always devote to the cause of environmental protection and contribute in every possible way to conserve it. She said that HMV always takes one after the other step towards its mission of Going Green by promoting green technology. The college has installed waste Paper Recycling Unit, Organic Manure and Waste Material Manure Machine.
Dr. K.S. Bath averred that the contemporary age is the age of innovation and to upgrade ourselves
In his address, the esteemed Chief Gust Dr. K.S. Bath averred that the contemporary age is the age of innovation and to upgrade ourselves in all facets of knowledge is the utmost requirement. While expressing his enlighting views on biodiversity and silid waste management with the teachers, he talked about the ways to conserve endangered flora and fauna.
He pinpointed that solid waste is a global problem which adversely impacted our lives and environment and it needs to be rectified with reusing, recycling the product, segregating waste and composting and say no to plastic. He appreciated the constant efforts of HMV to benefit society and encouraged the team to carry forward this legacy.
Mr. Ashish Shah said that Azim Premji Wipro Foundation focussed on creating just, equitable, humane and sustainable society
Mr. Ashish Shah said that Azim Premji Wipro Foundation focussed on creating just, equitable, humane and sustainable society and every major step is to be taken to empower the teachers. Through the workshop the teachers could develop interesting and practical activities to join students in this endeavour to save environment. He emphasized not to use plastic.
In her vote of thanks, Mrs. Meenakshi Sayal, School Coordinator said that nature climate and people should be in sync because protecting nature is not only an environmental issue but also a developmental, social and ethical issue. She quoted the practical example of Eco-Garden of HMV Collegiate School which is maintained beautifully with the constant efforts of faculty and students. The stage was conducted by Ms. Sukriti Sharma.