DLSA Ganderbal observes ‘International Bio-Diversity Day’
Ganderbal : The District Legal Services Authority, (DLSA) Ganderbal today observed “International Biodiversity Day ” at Legal Literacy club, Faculty of Forestry SKAUST-K Benhama Ganderbal.The programme was held under the supervision of Chairman DLSA Ganderbal, Ritesh Kumar Dubey and under the guidance of Secretary DLSA Ganderbal, Nusrat Ali Hakak.
The ‘International Biodiversity Day’ was observed with the aim of raising awareness about the importance of preserving and protecting our planet’s biological diversity.Chairman DLSA, Ganderbal & Secretary DLSA, Ganderbal, highlighted that small gestures, such as planting trees, avoiding plastic, and conserving water, could have a significant impact on conserving biodiversity.
They also added that the observation of biodiversity day, plantation drive, made a significant impact in promoting awareness about the importance of biodiversity and ecology and underscored the need for all stakeholders to take necessary measures for its conservation.
Earlier, the event started with opening remarks by Dr. Sabeena.The programme was spearheaded by Advocate Abid Jeelani, who emphasized the importance of preserving biodiversity for future generations and urged participants to take steps towards conserving the environment and threw light on the pressing need to conserve biodiversity as a means to preserve the planet’s ecological balance.
He highlighted the challenges faced in biodiversity conservation and the role of communities in ensuring its protection.The participants were also enlightened on the legal framework for biodiversity conservation and the need for interdisciplinary collaboration to safeguard biodiversity and move towards sustainable development.
The seminar featured a series of insightful presentations and speeches by students discussing the current status, challenges, and solutions in preserving the biodiversity of the local environment/ country/ world. The speakers provided enlightening perspectives and knowledge on the importance of biodiversity in mitigating climate change and maintaining ecological balance.
On the occasion, Farhana Manzoor, Shah Saud and Arzoo, students of Faculty of Forestry, SKUAST-K, Benhama, Abrar Ahmad Lone, Madiha and Mehvish Rasool, students of Sheikh Ul Alam School, Kangan, and Sheikh Dua Fayaz, Miftahul Jannat and Muhib Ullah, Students of Public Higher Secondary School Wutlar, delivered lectures on the relevant topic.
After the seminar, appreciation certificates were also given to the students who excelled in speech competition.Later, a plantation drive was carried out by Chairman DLSA (Principal & Sessions Judge) Ganderbal and Sub-Judge/ Secretary DLSA Ganderbal, Nusrat Ali Hakak by planting saplings of forest plants to promote ecological balance and maintain biodiversity.The drive was a significant initiative on the part of DLSA Ganderbal and Faculty of Forestry SKAUST-K Benhama Ganderbal, towards inspiring green habits in the community.
The event was also attended by Professor P.A Khan, Prof. Akhlaq Amin Wani, Prof. GM Bhat, Dr. S. N Zaffar, and other Faculty Members of Faculty of Forestry, SKUAST-K, Benhama, Gulafroz Khan, Legal Assistant DLSA Ganderbal, Advocate Abid Jeelani, Staff Of DLSA Ganderbal, PLVs of District Ganderbal, students of Faculty of Forestry, SKUAST-K, Benhama, students of Sheikh Ul Alam School, Kangan, Students of Public Higher Secondary School Wutlar.
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