Jabalpur (AboutGyan Reporter). One day National Webinar on Ecosystem Conservation and Restoration started at Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa Mahavidyalaya on World Environment Day by the Chief Guest Prof. Akhilesh Pandey, Vice Chancellor, Vikram University, Ujjain and College Principal Dr RS Chandok paid floral tributes to Sri Guru Tegh Bahadurji.
On this occasion Convener Shikha Parashar, Co-Convener Dr. Archana Sharma, Organizing Secretary Dr. Harshita Shukla, Coordinators Sanjay Gupta and Sanjay Gupta were present. Keynote speaker Prof. Surendra Singh, Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences, Director, University Institute of Professional Studies and Skill Development Centre, RDVV, Jabalpur, Prof. Amar Prakash Garg, Vice Chancellor, Shobhit University, Meerut, Section President, Environmental Science Section, Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata, Dr. Parikshit Verma, Senior Principal Scientist, Critical Zone Group, Water Technology and Management Division, CSIR, NEERI, Nagpur, Distinguished Welcoming the guests and participants, he said that World Environment Day is celebrated every year on 5th June all over the world.
It was initiated by the United Nations General Assembly to raise global awareness on environmental issues, so that people understand the real state of the environment and work to combat climate change with effective programs against the ill effects of environmental issues. We should take a pledge to protect our environment for a better future. Chief Guest Prof. Akhilesh Pandey told in his speech that environmental protection has been given special emphasis in Indian culture. The importance of water has been described prominently in every religion. Today we have to bring it back into our practice, Corona has also had some positive effects in the context of environment and it is necessary to save it and maintain a balance between culture and nature.
Resource Person Prof Surendra Singh in his lecture has an important role of five elements in nature, through this not only our body, it also creates the whole environment. He told that community is formed by population and community together form the ecosystem and it is very important for all of us to protect this ecosystem together. For this we need to put a lot of effort today.
Resource person Dr. Parikshit Verma discussed in detail about ecosystem services in his lecture. He explained that together with the non-living components of its environment, it acts as a system. These biotic and abiotic components are linked together through the nutrient cycle and energy flow. At the end of the program, gratitude was shown by co-convener Dr. Archana Sharma and the program was conducted by Dr. Harshita Shukla. N. Sahu, Anjali Chaudhary, Pankaj Asar and Ankur Bisaria made special contributions.