G-20 University Connect: CUK holds prog on ‘world water day’
Post by RK News on Thursday, March 23, 2023
Ganderbal, Mar 22: Department of Chemistry, School of Physical & Chemical Sciences, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) organized a one-day programme on “World Water Day” under the G-20 University Connect at Nuner campus on Wednesday.
Vice Chancellor, Prof. Farooq Ahmad Shah, Registrar, Prof. M Afzal Zargar, Dean School of Physical & Chemical Sciences, Prof. Wali Mohammad Shah, Dean School of Life Sciences, Prof. Mohammad Yousuf, Head Department of Chemistry, Dr. Abid Hamid Dar, Former Head, Department of Chemistry, NIT Srinagar, Prof. Kowsar Majid, Head Department of Botany, Prof Azra N. Kamili, faculty members and students were present.
Speaking on the occasion, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Farooq Ahmad Shah, emphasised on the conservation and preservation of water. He said we need to create awareness among people regarding the significance of water to our planet.
Registrar, Prof. M. Afzal Zargar, highlighted various schemes of the government of India which address the conservation and preservation of water resources. He further asked the students to launch awareness campaigns for stopping the contamination of the water bodies in Kashmir.
Dean, School of Physical & Chemical Sciences, Prof. Wali Mohammad Shah, briefed the audience about the importance of water in daily life. He thanked the university administration for supporting the event.
Dr. Abid Hamid Dar highlighted the significance of the event and talked about the physiological and chemical aspects of water. The programme had three technical sessions: (Extension Lecture, Debate Competition and Quiz Competition).
During the first session, invited speaker Prof. Kowsar Majid delivered a talk on “Water Conservation and Management- A Promise for Peace on Earth”. She emphasized on the importance of water and quoted “Like blood can be replaced by blood, water can also be replaced by water only”. The technical session II were headed by Dr. Ambreen Mushtaq and Dr. M. Nadeem Lone while as Dr. M. Sikander Dar & Dr. Samiullah Bhat were the rapporteurs. Dr. Sumaya Bashir conducted the programme proceedings while Dr. Rifat Akbar proposed the vote of thanks for the inaugural function.