Lecture in EEC Series

Environment and Earth Care Lecture Series

Prof. P.B. Sharma, Vice-Chancellor, Amity University Gurgaon delivered lecture on "Innovative Solutions to Tackle the Monumental Challenges of Climate Change"

16th November, 2016 (Wednesday), India International Centre Annexe, New Delhi

Childerens Day Wokshop On Awareness on Climate Change Responsible Education in Schools

Climate Change Research Institute organized Lecture in the Environment and Earth Care (EEC) series at India International Centre Annexe, on 16th November, 2016. It was celebrated on Children’s Day and was participated by large number of school children from class IX, X & XI from four different schools. The programme was organized by the Institute to create awareness among children about the climate change and their effects on us and how to we prevent these changes and how we can sustain the environment. Prof. P.B. Sharma, Vice-Chancellor, Amity University Gurgaon delivered the Guest Llecture in “Innovative Solutions to Tackle the Monumental Challenges of Climate Change– Sharing Research & Innovation Experience at Delhi College of Engineering/Delhi Technological University, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya and Amity University Gurgaon”.

The welcome remarks of the programme were given by Dr. (Mrs.) Malti Goel, CEO, CCRI. Chairman’s address was given by the Prof. D.P. Agrawal, Chairman Governing Council, CCRI and Ex-Chairman, UPSC. Chief Guest Prof. P.B. Sharma, addressed the participants highlighting the reasons for climate change and their impact on us and need for finding innovative solutions to tackle the challenges of climate change. After the lecture children asked many questions and there was a lively question and answer session. The total number of students participated in the programme is 64. Schools participated in the programme are,

  • Ambience Public School, Safdarjung Enclave
  • Universal Public School, Preet Vihar
  • Navyug Sr. Sec. School, Laxmibai Nagar
  • Amity International School, Saket

On the occasion of Children’s Day a book on ‘The Story of Helium’ was released by Sh. V.S. Verma, Ex-Member CERC and Prof. G.D. Sharma, Ex-Secretary, UGC. The book is written by Dr. (Mrs.) Malti Goel, Former Adviser DST and published by National Book Trust. It tells us about the rare gas Helium, its importance and unique properties. Each participating schools were given four copies of the book for their library and concerned teachers. Dr. Neha G. Tripathi, Secretary presented vote of thanks.

There was a tea session hosted by the Climate Change Research Institute (CCRI), after this programme for all of the participants and the special invitees.