2-day workshop on environment concludes at KU

A -two day workshop on World Environment Week concluded at University of Kashmir (KU) here on Wednesday.

The workshop was organised by Department of Environmental Science in collaboration with Centre of Research for Development (CORD), KU. The theme of the workshop was ‘Beat Air Pollution and Recent Advances In Environmental Science’.

During the workshop three technical sessions were held which were attended by students, scholars and faculty members. Acting Vice Chancellor KU Prof Neelofar Khan inaugurated the photo poster presentation in which posters made by participants pertaining to the theme were displayed. Prof Zafar Ahmad Reshi, Dean Research, KU, was the Guest of Honour on the inaugural day of the workshop.

Prof Bashir Ahmad Ganai, Head, Department of Environmental Science, presented welcome address. Later, there was a panel discussion in which the lead lecture was given by Prof Shakil A Romshoo, Coordinator, Geo- Informatics Department, KU, on ‘Status of Air Pollution in Kashmir.’

Prof Shakil Ahmad Mir, Head, Division of Agricultural Statistics, SKAUST, Shalimar, Deans of various schools, Heads of Departments, scholars, students and kids from the participatory schools were also present on the occasion.Vote of thanks was presented by Dr Arshid Jehangir, Organising Secretary, Department of Environmental Science.