Friday, 27 January 2017

GUEST LECTURE ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AT DESH BHAGAT UNIVERSITY

Desh Bhagat University organised a guest lecture on “Indian Concept of Environmental Education”. The event was organised by Desh Bhagat College of Education in collaboration with Shiksha Sanskriti Utthaan Nyaas, Punjab to make the youth aware for the protection of natural resources. A large number of students and teachers from different classes attended it.

While presiding over the function, university Chancellor Dr. Zora Singh said that our Mother Nature blessed us with unlimited sources for living as a gift, but these natural sources are decreasing day by day with the human fault and ignorance, like many kinds of pollution, wastage of water, not using natural energy and lack of awareness. We have to be serious to protect our environment so that next generation may lead a healthy life.

The keynote speaker on this occasion was renowned scholar Mr. Des Raj Sharma (Prinicipal, Sarv Hitkari Vidya Mandir, Talwara and North Zone In-charge Shiksha Sanskriti Utthaan Nyaas), who encouraged the youths to be active to save our environment under Indian custom and manners. He said that we have rich tradition of love with nature from Vedic era. Our students can play a very vital role in this context. They can be good educator for their family and neighbourhood to protect natural resources and to save environment.


Dr. Suresh Tandon (President, Shiksha Saskriti Utthaan Nyaas, Punjab and Vice Chairman Punjab School Education Board) enlightened the audience about Vedic Traditions and Education System. He exhorted all present to love and protect nature. Vice Chancellor Dr. Virinder Singh shared his views on water and electricity savings. He also talked about the major steps taken by the University for Maximum Use of renewable energy. Dr. Surjeet Patheja informed about the solar equipment being used in the institute/college.


Pro chancellor Dr. Tajinder Kaur, while proposing vote of thanks highly appreciated views of all the guests.  She said that this programe focuses our attention on the protection of nature under Indian concept, which is our most important need today in the context of the fast changing global scenario. Mr. Anubhav Jain graced the occasion as special guest. Directors, Principals and HoD’s of different departments were also present on this occasion. All of them expressed the hope that it will prove quite useful for the students and society.

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