Workshop on Issues on Ramganga and introduction to water footprint campaign

Workshop on Issues on Ramganga and introduction to water footprint campaign’ was conducted on 15th September 2016 by (WWF) Worldwide Fund for Nature India. The program was started with inaugural ceremony followed by Lamp Lightening. Prof. R. K. Mudgal Hon’ble Vice chancellor, Prof. P. D. Kaushik, Hon’ble Pro Vice Chancellor, Prof. K. K. Pande, Dean Academics & Director International Affairs, Prof. Ajay Ruhela, Director Faculty of Engineering graced the lamp lightening ceremony and offered flowers in front idol of Maa Saraswati, the Goddess of knowledge. Prof.Ruhela gave programme a formal start and delivered welcome note in which he showed his deep concern for cleanliness of Ran Ganga. Prof.Mudgal, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, stated “The Ganga is the largest river in India with an extraordinary religious importance for Hindus . Furthermore, it supplies water to about 40% of India’s population, serving an estimated population of 500 million people or more. Numerous initiatives have been undertaken to clean the river but failed to convey desired results. So each and everyone should think in this regard.” Prof. P. D. Kaushik made an appeal to everyone present over there to take this issue very seriously and to think about the ways that can be fruitful in making Ramganga clean. Ms. Neha Bhatnagar from Worldwide Fund for Nature India elaborated on the issues that are making full contribution in making the river populated. She discussed how people just because their ignorance, making this river dirty by leaps and bounds. She emphasized on the need of awareness among the people. She explained water a remedy in very didactic way.Vote of thanks was extended by Ms.Neha Anand. Program was well coordinated by College Cultural Committee.

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