Webinar marks Environment Day : The Tribune India

Webinar marks Environment Day

Webinar marks Environment Day

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Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 2

The Dean (International Students) office, in collaboration with the department of sociology, department of history and the department of environmental studies, organised a national webinar on “India’s Response to Global Call, Paris Agreement UN SDG-13 and COP -26” to celebrate World Environment Day. It was headed by Dr Srikanta K Panigrahi, Director-General, Indian Institute of Sustainable Development (IISD), New Delhi.

The webinar was initiated by Prof Anju Suri, Dean (International Students), who highlighted the significance of environment and its protection, especially during the Covid times. Prof Rani Mehta, Chairperson, Department of Sociology, emphasised the uniqueness of planet Earth which provides life to several micro organisms, plants, animals and human beings.

Prof Raj Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, mentioned the importance of protecting the environment and highlighted the role which each individual could play in bringing about sustainability by following simple easy steps.

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