About 200 students from various departments of MRSPTU participated
Bathinda, September 22, 2023 (Yes Punjab News)
Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University (MRSPTU), Bathinda’s Department of Physics in collaboration with ‘Punjab State Council for Science & Technology (Environmental Information Awareness Capacity Building & Livelihood Programme), celebrated International Ozone Day for the Preservation of Ozone Layer -2023 here on Friday.
The theme “Fixing Ozone Layer and Reducing Climate Change” commemorating the importance of ozone layer preservation and raising awareness about the critical role it plays in protecting life on Earth.
About two hundred from various departments of the University and nearby institutes participated in different events like Poster Making Competition, Model Display, Best Out of Waste, Power Point Presentation and Declamation Contest, organized to educate everyone about the importance of preserving the ozone layer and global efforts to combat ozone depletion.
The winners of the different categories completions were Ravi Raushan, Kunal Singla, Amandeep Mandora, Jaiswaj, Gopesh, Pratiksha & Gurleen (UG/PG Model display competition), Ankita, Keshav, Chetna, Ramandeep & Aashima (Declamation Contest), Manjot Kaur, Ashish Anand, Prince & Komal Kaur (UG/PG Best out of waste competition), Albina, Ravdeep Singh, Ramandeep Kaur, Jaspreet Kaur & Sunveer Singh (Poster Making), and Ankita, Sahil, Anshpreet & Gurleen (Power Point Presentation). Highlight of the event was the “Ozone Pledge”, where all the participants vowed to take personal and collective actions to protect the ozone layer by reducing the use of ozone depleting substances.
Dr. Papiya Mandal, Principal Scientist, CSIR- National Environment Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Delhi was chief guest on the occasion. She gave an expert talk on the theme “Fixing Ozone Layer And Reducing Climate Change”. She underscored the significance of ozone layer shielding life on earth from harmful ultraviolet radiations and emphasized the global efforts required to combat ozone depletion.
The Head of the Department Prof. Sandeep Kansal expressively conveyed that every individual can make a difference in the fight against ozone depletion. The program coordinator Dr. Veena Sharma thanked all the participants, faculty members (Dr. Pooja, Dr. Gagan Gupta, Dr. Satnam Singh, Dr. Amit Singla, Dr. Supriya, Dr. Mehak, Ms. Sumandeep & Mr. Arpan Sethi) and Staff Members (Sh. Jaswinder Singh, Mr. Rahul Menon, Sh Davinder, Sh. Ravinder and Badal), research scholar Ankita, and students of the organizing team for their keen involvement and making this event successful one.
The event conclude with a Tree-planting ceremony symbolizing the Department’s dedication to environmental conservation.