Amity University spreads awareness on ‘Environment Conservation’

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Amity University spreads awareness on ‘Environment Conservation’

Amity University spreads awareness on ‘Environment Conservation’

Amity School of Earth and Environmental Sciences of Amity University here under the initiative of Environment Information, Awareness, Capacity Building & Livelihood Program (EIACP), Punjab State Council for Science & Technology, held an event to spread awareness on the need to safeguard the environment.

A rally was held on the theme ‘Solution to Plastic Pollution’ where students and faculty members spread the message of sustainable habits with slogans such as ‘say no to single use plastic’, ‘save environment’, ‘save world, save life, save future’ and more.

Speaking on the occasion, the Vice-Chancellor of Amity University, Prof. R K Kohli, emphasized on the importance of saving mother earth and how every individual can contribute to creating a sustainable future.  Prof. Kohli also made a significant declaration that ‘Amity University is now a Single Use Plastic Free Campus’.

The event saw enlightening lectures by Dr. Ranjit Kaur, Program Officer, Environment Information, Awareness, Capacity Building & Livelihood Program (EIACP), and Dr. Jatinder Arora, Executive Director of the Punjab State Council for Science and Technology.

The students and other attendees took a pledge to inculcate the habit of carrying reusable bottles and bags, avoiding single-use plastic, and promoting sustainable alternatives.

The event served as a reminder that it is the responsibility of citizens to take care of the planet and make it a better place for the present and future generations. Amity University’s vision is to continue promoting sustainability and environmental awareness among its students and also the community.

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