Bhadarwah,Oct 07,CNS:The Bhadarwah Campus, University of Jammu celebrated world Wild Life in collaboration with SANCTUARY Nature Foundation (Snf) on 6th October 2017. Students and faculty of the campus participated in the day long programmes which included, Lectures by Dr. Neeraj Sharma and . Chhering Tandup of the Institute of Mountain Environment, Bhadarwah Campus and Mr. Iqbal of Snf, and rally taken out by the students and faculty of the campus.
Dr. Neeraj Sharma delivered a lecture on the need of conservation of wild life and measures to reduce the Man-Animal conflict with special reference to the Chenab Valley issues. He enumerated the endangered species and educated the audience about the conservation measures to be adopted. He also educated the audience about the contribution of various wild life resources in maintaining the balance in ecosystems. Mr. Chhering Tandup presented the cause and remedial measures to address the climate change and its impact on the wild life with special reference to Ladakh.Iqbal stressed the need to contribute to safeguard the wild life resources and the save the fragile ecosystem within the Chenab valley.
Professor G. M. Bhat impressed upon the participants of the rally ‘save water and energy to save the environment’ to adopt measures to eradicate carbon emissions that leads to climate change. By doing the activities themselves is the most effective way to spread the message among the general citizenry to contribute their bit in efforts to save the wild life and the environment.
Afterwards the students and the faculty members took out rally in Bhadarwah town and cleaved the area around the springs and put off the street lights in the town. They also interacted with the people at their homes and advised them not to waste electricity and put off the bulbs during the day and at night if they are not sitting in the room.
The rally terminated within the campus.