GDC Kargil observes International Biodiversity Day
23 May 2022
With a motive to increase awareness and understanding of issues of biodiversity, GDC Kargil in collaboration with District Legal Services Authority and Divisional Forest Department observed International Biodiversity Day at GDC Kargil. Dr Amina Qari, Principal GDC Kargil was the chief guest on the occasion. The event was graced by Block Forest Officer Kargil, representatives of District Legal Services Authority, college faculty members, personnel from forest departments and students. The programme commenced with national anthem by the college anthem group which was followed by welcome address by Principal, Dr Amina Qari. In her address Dr Qari welcomed the audience and emphasized upon the issues of biodiversity prevalent around the globe. Four student speakers also presented their thoughts regarding the various perspectives of this year’s theme ‘BUILDING A SHARED FUTURE FOR ALL LIFE’. Block Forest Officer, Mohd Mehdi in his speech pointed up that conservation of biodiversity is a huge challenge before mankind and stressed upon active role of each human being in conserving biodiversity. Advocate Syed Ruhullah, representing District Legal Services Authority while delivering his address enlightened broadly upon the legal aspects of conservation of biodiversity. The programme came to an end with vote of thanks by Ali Raheem, Assistant Professor (EVS). The proceedings of the event were conducted by Faiza Naaz, a third semester student of the college
A plantation drive was also carried out on this occasion in which more than fifty saplings of different plants which also included medicinal plants were planted by the guests, faculty members and the students.