SKUAST-J organizes events on ‘Lifestyle for Environment’

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, May 6: As part of `Mission LiFE’ , Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu conducted Poster Making and Ideation events on the theme ‘Waste to Wealth in Agriculture, Horticulture, Agroforestry and Livestock Farming’.
In the Poster making contest, 60 talented participants showcased their creativity and commitment to the cause while the Ideation competition witnessed the active participation of 13 candidates who presented innovative ideas for creation of wealth from waste through PowerPoint presentations.
The events were managed by Dr Manmohan Sharma, Dr Ankur Rastogi, Dr Sachin Gupta and Dr Partiksha Raghuvanshi.
Mission LiFE, proposed at Glasgow Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in November 2021 and launched on 20th October, 2022 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is envisioned as an India-led global mass movement that will nudge individual and collective action to protect and preserve the environment.
The enthusiasm and dedication exhibited by the students reflected their commitment to generate innovative solutions for addressing pressing environmental challenges caused by diverse agro wastes.
Dr Hema Tripathi, Associate Director Extension, SKUAST-Jammu and Prof A K Raina, former Professor and Head, Department of Environment Sciences, University of Jammu, were the judges in Ideation contest while Sat Paul Deol judged the Poster competition.
The programme was held under the overall patronage of Prof B N Tripathi, Vice Chancellor, SKUAST-Jammu. Prof Rajinder Peshin, Director of Education is the Chairperson while Prof Sudhakar Dwivedi, Dean Student Welfare is acting as the Coordinator of the Programmes being organized under Mission LiFe at SKUAST-Jammu.
The student activities under Mission LiFE at SKUAST-Jammu are being organized in coordination with NAHEP-IDP and NSS unit of the University. These events shall serve as precursors to the main function scheduled to be held at the Baba Jitto Auditorium, SKUAST- Jammu on May 13, 2024.

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