By Peerzada Waseem
Sopore: The students and Staff of Wadoora, Sopore celebrated the World Earth Day here on Tuesday at SKAUST Wadoora area of North Kashmir Baramulla district. A drawing competition was organised to observe the day at center’s premises, Which is sponsored by Ministry of Earth Science, Government of India.
Notably, the World Earth Day is observed every year on April 22 that focuses on the environmental changes and other evils harming the planet Earth. Earth Day is celebrated to proclaim that the human beings are very much concerned about the rapid deterioration of the environment and relative aspects.
This year internationally it is celebrated on theme ‘Protect Our Species’.
To make this day as a grand event, Faculty of Agriculture Wadoora Sopore organised a drawing competition. Notably, various students from various schools participated.
Schools from different schools participated like SRM welkin Educational trust Sopore, DPS Baramulla, Prime Public School Bomai Sopore, Model High School Sopore, Neitherfield School, Govt High School Seloo, Govt High School Wadura,Apna Public School wadura, NET wadura and Faculty of Agriculture .
The students painted their perceptions on paper about saving the planet Earth from pollution and other damages. The competition was divided into two categories Primary school that included classed from first to fourth, next category Middle and high school included students from the classes fifth to eighth and the last category High school included classes ninth to twelfth. The topic for all the categories was the theme of World Earth Day.
The children wonderfully depicted the hazards harming the planet and also the uniqueness of the planet was showcased through the variations of colours.
The Drawing Contest was followed by Science Lecture in which around 150 students took part.
In her addressal Professor Cum Chief Scientist Division of Agonomy Faculty of Agriculture Wadoora Sopore Dr Raheena elaborated the extinct, endemic and endangered species with special emphasis on our biodiversity.