MRIU hosted a workshop on the topic ‘Illegal Trade in Wildlife’.
In order to celebrate the ‘World Environment Day 2016’, Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Engineering & Technology (FET), Manav Rachna International University (MRIU) organised a workshop recently.
MRIU conducted this workshop in collaboration with the Institution of Engineers (India) Faridabad local centre.
In keeping with this year’s theme, the topic of the workshop focused on ‘Illegal Trade in Wildlife’ with the underlying slogan ‘Go wild for Life’.
The workshop emphasized on the need to be more human and preserve our natural heritage for the benefit of our present and future generations so as to prevent the growing pressure on Earth’s natural systems from reaching breaking point.
The inaugural session of the workshop was attended by Dr. N.C. Wadhwa, VC, MRIU; Er J.P. Singh, Chairman, Institution of Engineers (India) Faridabad Local Centre; Mr J.P. Malhotra, Ex-Chairman, Institution of Engineers (India) Faridabad; Dr M.K. Soni, Executive Director & Dean, FET, MRIU; Mr Sushil Bajaj, Hon’ble Secretary, Institution of Engineers (India) Faridabad Local Centre, Sandeep Handa, FIE Member, among others.
The workshop was based on three key issues: ‘Safety of Wildlife’, ‘Nano Pollution’ and ‘Ilegal Trade in Wildlife’. Speakers and dignitaries on the occasion expressed concern about various components of the environment and sensitized the audience towards sustainable development and environmental pollution.
Source: Harshil Kumar Anand, HTCampus Specialist
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