Jammu Tawi, April 22
The Department of Ecology, Environment and Remote Sensing organized a function to mark World Earth Day in which students and faculty of Department of Botany and Department of Biotechnology University of Jammu participated. Ex. Principal Chief Conservator of Forests S D Swantra was the chief guest on the occasion. The Director DEERS J&K interacted with the students during their visit to Raika Park and informed them about the plant and animal diversity in the park. The technical section of the event was held at Directorate Office at Paryavaran Bhavan Gladani Narwal. Dr. Mohit Gera APCCF gave a detailed power point presentation on Climate change and importanceof Forests.
APCCF, Roshan Jaggi, in his address, emphasized on conservation of Environment and biodiversity. Prof. Yash Paul Sharma also addressed the participants. Stalls of Eco-friendly forest products and banners/hoarding were displayed for sensitizing the participants. Students who participated in the quiz were also felicitated on the occasion.