Earth Day 2022 Celebration
FOCAL THEME: Invest in Our Planet.
Features five primary programs: The Great Global Cleanup, Sustainable Fashion, Climate and Environmental Literacy, Canopy Project, Food and Environment, and the Global Earth Challenge.
Convener: Dr. Mohd Yusuf
Co-convener: Dr. Bilal Ahmed
Co-convener: Dr. Wasim Khan
Keynote Speaker: Mr. Waseem
- Lecture Competition
- Slogan/poster/painting Competition
VENUE: MEDICAL AUDITORIUM
An international event Earth Day 2022 was jointly organized by the Department of Natural and Applied Sciences & Department of Petroleum Engineering, School of Science and Technology on 22nd April 2022. The theme was ?Invest in Our Planet and features five primary programs: The Great Global Cleanup, Sustainable Fashion, Climate and Environmental Literacy, Canopy Project, Food and Environment, and the Global Earth Challenge?.
The Programme commenced around 10:00 am venue at Medical Auditorium of Glocal University. The event was organized to focus on understanding the Planet Earth?s destructive concerns such as pollution and describe the need for preventive measures that we all share and what efforts should be made in the real world to mitigate it. The program was inaugurated by opening remarks of Honorable Vice Chancellor, Prof. (Dr.) Syed Akheel Ahmed with an aim to spread awareness, rekindled emotive concerns and instigation the Planet Earth amongst the students, academicians and researchers equally to save, love and respect with all their heart and soul. He expressed further that ?today, we have similar concerns, and unfortunately they are even messier than that original oil spill. Increasing natural disasters, extreme weather, and rising global temperatures may seem impossible for one human, let alone millions or even billions of humans, to slow down, or stop.?
Prof. (Dr.) N. K. Gupta was further welcomed the gathering and delivered his valuable opinions about the importance of cleaner environment. Then, the students have participated to rejoice the celebration of Earth Day via two activities- Lecture and Slogan/poster/painting Competition. Lecture competition was operated by Dr. Bilal Ahmed, Co-convener, Department of Natural and Applied Sciences and Mr. Waseem, Speaker, Department of English.
During the progression of the event, an informative documentary video clip ?How to Save Our Planet? was played that beautifully described an amazing presentation about how our planet is dying and how we can change it. Later we arrived to the most awaited moment- announcement of winners for the competitions conducted. Finally, the vote of thanks was delivered by Dr. Wasim Khan, Co-convener, Department of Petroleum Engineering. At last, the programme successfully came to closing around 12: 45 pm by oath-drive and appreciation by Dr. Mohd Yusuf, Convener, Department of Natural and Applied Sciences to make our planet plentiful, by which we can make an impact still through a step in the right direction, and an important change occur.
I pledge allegiance to the Earth's invaluable beauty using controlling pollution and resource usage to be reduced, reused, regenerated and recycled to make a cleaner and greener planet.