Abid Hussain Wani
Doda, March 22: Departmemt of Zoology GDC Doda along with the Department of Enviromental Science organized an intracollege Painting and Symposium Competitions on World Water Day under the theme of “Leaving No One Behind and Water For All” having the presidenship of Principal GDC Doda Dr Shafqat Hussain Rafiqi. Science Technology and Innovation council, Deptt of Science and Technology, Govt of J&K sponsored these valuable events. After the painting competition, Symposium began with the introductory speech by Head Deptt. of Zoology GDC Doda Dr Ajaz A. Wani. It was followed by the speeches by different participants.
The Painting competition was judged by Prof. Bashir Ahmed, Dr Ravinder Rana and Dr. Isha Salathia whereas symposium competition was judged by Prof. Falak, Dr. Aslam Rather and Dr. Akriti parihar. Irfan Zargar from BA 4th sem and Nawaz Hussain from BA 2nd Sem. were adjudged as the first position holders in Painting and Symposium competitions. Sayiqa Shokat and Aman in painting whereas Shubam Chandel and Suhail Bashir got 2nd and 3rd prizes in painting and symposium competitions respectively. Besides consollation prizes were also given to Nazish and Rameez.
Worthy Principal GDC Doda Dr Shafqat Hussain Rafiqi in his presidential address congratulated the Deptt of Zoology GDC Doda for organizing this event in collaboration with EVS, which being the need of the hour and stressed upon the student community to adopt the pragmatic approach as for as the conservation of this precious water resource is concerned and act as great sensitizers of people particularly of Chenab region. The faculty members present on the occasion were Dr Jamsheed Ahmed, Dr Tasir Shrief, Prof. Imtaiz Ahmed Prof. Rakesh kumar. The programme was co-ordinated by Miss Afshan Zareen from B.Sc Sem 6th and ended with the vote of thanks by Dr Sumit Kotwal.