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Contests on World Environment Day

Contests on World Environment Day

Tribune News Service

Kurukshetra: National-level online competitions were organised on the theme 'Ecosystem restoration', on the occasion of World Environment Day on Saturday by the ENBIOS society of Institute of Environmental Studies of Kurukshetra University. The anthropogenic exploitation of environment and natural resources was increasing day by day, therefore, it was necessary to spread awareness about the restoration of ecosystem and conservation of natural resources. In this context, two different competitions of essay writing and poster making were included in this event. In both events, about 100 students from different departments and colleges of Kurukshetra University, universities of Delhi and Central University of Punjab got their presentations registered. In the essay writing competition, Maheshwar and Abhinav Sahu got first and second prizes, respectively. In the moster making competition, the first and second prize went to Urvashi and Tanya, respectively.

Students get e-certificates

Ambala: As per CBSE guidelines, Environment Day was celebrated with great zeal at Bhartiya Public School, Ambala Cantonment. The theme for this year was "Ecosystem restoration" with the slogan of "Reimagine, recreate, restore." Online activities like crown decoration, speech competition, poster making and slogan writing were orgnaised. Participants were felicitated with e-certificates by principal Munish Jain. He applauded the relentless efforts of participants and advised students to nurture the nature and save environment so that they could have a better future.

Quiz to raise awareness

Panipat: The Eco and Science Club of Dyal Singh Public School, Panipat, celebrated "World Environment Day" with great fervour. Students were asked to plant sapling in a pot, give a special name to the plant and watch it grow. A quiz was conducted to raise awareness about the importance of "Clean and green environment". Poster making contest on the topic "Save environment" was organised for Classes I to XII under three categories wherein students showed a lot of enthusiasm.

Series of online lecture launched

Mahendragarh: Central University of Haryana (CUH) launched an online international series on the Covid pandemic. Sudhendu Jyoti Sinha, Adviser to NITI Aayog while addressing the participants expressed his views regarding the action plan implemented at the ground level to deal with the Covid epidemic. He, through a presentation focused on India's fight against the pandemic, told how various challenges were faced! Vice Chancellor Prof RC Kuhad said the pandemic was a challenge for the whole world. The solution was possible only through mutual cooperation and trust in governance and administration.

NCC cadets plant saplings

Yamunanagar: NCC cadets of Guru Nanak Khalsa College planted saplings at many places on the occasion of 'World Environment Day'. College principal Dr (Major) Harinder Singh Kang said under the supervision of Colonel Ajay Pal Kaushish, Commanding Officer of 14th Haryana NCC Battalion and Administrative Officer Col APS Sandhu and SM Zakir Hussain, this campaign dedicated to the environment was carried out. Major Kang also said 207 NCC cadets of the college participated in the plantation drive.

Azadi Amrit Mahotsav Series

Hisar: The Speakathon Club under the mentorship of training and placement cell, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar organised the fourth edition of 'Aazadi Amrit Mahotsav Series' in form of "Online elocution contest" to commemorate the 75th year of India's Independence. This week's freedom fighter was Vinayak Damodar Savarkar popularly known as Swantrayveer Savarkar whose birth anniversary falls on May 28. About 30 students of GJUST, as well as other affiliated colleges participated in the event.

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