Responding to the clarion call to protect and conserve the environment, students of PVP Siddhartha Institute of Technology on Thursday organised an exhibition of eco-friendly models.
Under the guidance of T. Preethi Rangamani from the Department of Environmental Sciences, the students worked on and exhibited models related to gas welding, green house, solar cooker, solar to mechanical energy, Janata fridge, a road-cum-rail bridge, sulabh toilets and health drinks.
Young volunteers of Green Youth Generation associated with the participants to make the event a success. At the even of the event, the participants were given rose plants to take home.
The College Principal S.V.M. Bhuvanaika Rao, complimented the participants for their pro-active role while Green Youth Generation members K. Chanakya and Y. Archana and student representatives K. Praneeth and Ch. Savani coordinated the event. The N.C.C cadets representing 8(A) Naval, meanwhile, also observed the day by planting 150 saplings in and around Potti Sriramulu Government School at Krishnalanka.1(A) EME coy took active part in planting of the saplings under the guidance of1(A) CO Lt. Col Salil Bakshi, M. Dhadurya Naik and K. Satyanarayana. Cadet J.E.O K. Prem Sai Reddy coordinated.
Aspects related to environment protection must be ingrained in one’s lifestyle. We can ensure a healthy lifestyle only when the air we breathe, the food we eat, the water we drink and the surroundings where we live in are pure and clean, said G. Niyantha, Director of city-based Gora Science Centre. Addressing an awareness programme organised by Jan Shikshan Samsthan to mark World Environment Day, Mr. Niyantha elaborated on the several banes of air and water pollution which leads to outbreak of epidemics.
Jan Shikshan Samsthan Director V. Srinadh and a host of others participated.