Seminar on environmental pollution held in Bandipora
Bandipora, July 23: A one day seminar on the environmental pollution was held here on Saturday.
The students representing various educational institutions participated in the event and deliberated on the topic.
District Institute of Education, Head of the Department Physics, Muhammad Akbar Bhat was the chief Guest while Zonal Education Officer Bandipora, Nissar Ahmed was guest of honour. The proceedings of the seminar were conducted by the Cluster Resource Person, Muhammad Hashim Samoon and Tariq Ahmed Mir.
While addressing the gathering, District Institute of Education, Head of the Department Physics Muhammad Akbar Bhat said the overexploitation of natural resources was causing huge threat to the mankind. He said the major source of the pollution was industrial waste and the toxic gases emission from vehicles and mining, adding the concerned citizens should be every effort to create awareness among masses about the ill effects of pollution and the need to conserve the natural resources. He also called for planting of trees in denuded forest area, adding the students should be made fully aware about the advantages of afforestation with respect to the safeguarding of environment.
Zonal Education Officer Bandipora, Nissar Ahmed called for a sustained campaign against pollution which had posed a serious danger to flora and fauna on earth.
He said majority of river in Valley had been polluted and efforts should be made to restore their pristine glory. He stressed the need for installation of sewage plants to stop the inflow of waster into these water bodies.
Among the student speakers, Safiya Irshad of Middle School Ajar, Saima Khan of Higher Secondary Bandipora, Danish Nazir of Higher Secondary School and Akeel Nazir of Middle School bagged the first, second, third and fourth positions respectively.
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