Harithkram, the environment society of Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, hosted the third edition of Delhi University Sustainability Forum, 2018 on 11th and 12th of October, 2018 on the focal theme ‘Environmental Sustainability: A Challenge?’
The conference aimed at discussing the indispensable question of environmental sustainability as a challenge for human beings. The conference comprised of four segments –
1. Harithkram Youth Summit
2. School Students’ Conference
3. Young Scholars’ Conference
4. National Photography Competition
The conference undoubtedly achieved its aim of evoking thoughts among the youth which was also acknowledged by our guests of honour Prof. Usha P. Raghupati (National Institute of Urban Affairs, New Delhi) and Prof. R.B. Singh (Secretary General & Treasurer, International Geographical Union, and Prof., Department of Geography).
Our flagship event, the Harithkram Youth Summit was a successful attempt at bringing into consideration the viewpoints of the five major stakeholders of our society – government, public, media, researchers and industrialists. 25 participants from different colleges and universities came together to voice their concerns about environmental sustainability. The School Students’ Conference was aimed at promoting clean water and sanitation as a human right. With schools from Jaipur, Jodhpur and New Delhi, the conference was filled with interesting ideas and stories voiced by the young and talented minds.
The Young Scholars’ Conference comprised of 9 research papers based on the environmental concepts catering to the focal theme ‘Environmental Sustainability: A Challenge?’ The papers identified, analysed and formulated strategies for achieving environmental sustainability in various parts of our country. The young scholars’ conference presented a kaleidoscopic view of the potential and alternative solutions to achieving sustainability. The National Photography Competition was an online competition based on the focal theme, ‘Environmental Sustainability: A Challenge?’. The competition comprised of 61 participants from all across the country as well as 3 participants from outside our country.
In a nutshell, the Delhi University Sustainability Forum was successful in spreading the message of environmental sustainability and making the young students and scholars realise the importance of environmental protection. For more updates on DUSF and Harithkram, please visit
website – www.harithkram.org
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Harithkram/
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/harithkram/
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