Week-long ‘Earth Day’ celebrations conclude at KU
Prof Talat releases Gulala
Srinagar, Apr 30: The week-long celebrations marking the 42nd anniversary of ‘Earth Day’ organized by Department of Geology and Geophysics in collaboration with the Department of Students Welfare Kashmir University concluded Monday.
During a valedictory function the KU VC Prof Talat distributed awards amongst the participants from various schools, colleges and universities.
In his address Prof Talat, as per the PRO said, “The University has actively taken part in many activities related to environment. However our students must carry forward this mission outside as well once they pass out from the University and should continue to volunteer in such activities in their offices and other job areas.”
“On the occasion Prof Talat also released the KU’s annual students’ magazine, Gulala published by the department of students welfare which contains articles and features contributed by the students of the University,” the PRO said.
In her address Dean Department of Students Welfare Prof Neelofar said: “The annual students magazine and the recently held week-long activity provides a platform to the young talented students to express their ideas and share their views with the university management and the society through their writings and paintings.”
Professor Shakeel Romshoo from the department of Geology and Geophysics who was also the organizing secretary of the Earth Day celebrations also spoke on the occasion .
“In debate competition which was held on April 23, Sarmad Mehraj from IUST, Naira Nissar Shah from history dept KU and Lubna Wali Shah from Mathematics dept KU won the Ist, 2nd and 3rd prizes whereas in a similar debate competition which was held on April 26, Muhammad Shahkar from business school KU, Zainul Abidin from North Campus KU and Samreen Jeelani from KU won the Ist, 2nd and 3rd prizes respectively,” the PRO said.
“In painting competition organized for the school children from 8th-12th standard Momin Mushtaq from Linton Hall School, Aiman Banday from GGHS Khanyar and Syed Khushboo Zulfi won the Ist, 2nd and 3rd prizes whereas in yet another painting competition for the students from Ist-7th standard Maleeha Feroz Makhdoomi from Presentation Convent Higher Secondary School, Aneesa Khan from Mallinson Girls High School and Huda Safwat from Mallinson Girls High School won the Ist, 2nd and third prizes,” the PRO added.
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