Jalandhar September 27 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Department of Zoology and Environment Club under DBT Star Scheme organized one day seminar on Environment and Health to celebrate “World Environment Health Day” in the premises of Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya under the able guidance of Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen. The Resource Person of the day was Prof. Dr. Jagbir Singh, Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences, Punjabi University, Patiala.
Dr. Jagbir Singh was welcomed by Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen and Dr. Seema Marwaha, Dean Academics and Head of Zoology Department with a planter. Dr. Jagbir Singh being an environmentalist, discussed about the various environment related issues, their major causes and the possible solutions to deal with the issues. Dr. Singh emphasised on the role of humans in deteriorating health of environment in 21st Century. He further stressed on protecting Mother Earth and environmental health by reducing single use plastic and deforestation as well as planting more trees.
Principal, Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen congratulated and encouraged the department
Furthermore, he enumerated the various steps that could be taken by the students at household level to save the environmental health ultimately leading to actualisation of goals of sustainable development. Principal, Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen congratulated and encouraged the department to further organize such lectures which provide platform to spread awareness regarding the health of environment and ways to preserve it.
Dr Seema Marwaha presented the vote of thanks. Stage was conducted by Dr. Sakshi Verma. On this occasion Dr. Neelam Sharma, Dr. Harpreet Singh, Dr. Jitender, Mr. Sumit, Ms. Harpreet Kaur were also present. Dr. Sakshi Verma and Mr. Ravi Kumar, Assistant Professors in Zoology Department were the conveners of this seminar. Lab attendant Mr. Sachin assisted in making all arrangements for the seminar.