Second ECC Lecture Series - 2015
 

Second Lecture in environment and climate change series – 2015

Inter-School Slogan Competition on Earth Day and Special Lecture on
Waste Management Strategies

Climate Change Research Institute (CCRI) organized second Lecture in Environment and Climate Change Series - 2015 on April 24th, 2015. The Institute celebrated Earth Day 2015 and the event was held for youth from schools jointly with India International Center supported by Ministry of Earth Sciences.

Dr. (Mrs.)Malti Goel, President, CCRI apprised the students, who participated in large numbers from Navyug School, Sardar Patel School, New Horizen Public School and Universal Public School, about the importance of Earth Day, its genesis and current status.

A Special Lecture was organized and the Chief Guest for the event Prof. D. P. Agrawal, Former Chairman, UPSC and Chairman GC, CCRI delivered the lacture on WASTE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES, He encouraged students towards cleanliness and to promote Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in our society and locality.

Dr. B.C. Sabat, Dept. of Environment, Govt. of N.C.T. of Delhi was Guest of Honor. He shared his experiences and cited examples of cleanliness from developed countries, stressing on the need of becoming aware and taking action as a habit. Students from various schools shared their experiences on the work done in their locality.

Earlier on April 22, 2015 an eminent jury had evaluated the 53 entries from students from class VIIIth to class Xth on the topics covering the Earth Day theme Clean Earth - Green Earth of this year, covering Swachh Bharat Abhiyan; Air Pollution, its causes & effects; Clean Rivers; Waste Management; Role of Plantation for CO2 Sequestration in the atmosphere. Many slogan entries were displayed during the event. Eminent persons Mr. Gautam Sen, Ex-Executive Director, ONGC, Shri S. D. Tripathi, Ex-Executive Director-NHPC among others were present. Sh Tripathi announced the results of student competition.

Awards and Certificates were given away to the winners and participants of Inter-school Slogan Writing competition.

Slogan Competition