Air Pollution Seminar Held: The Tribune India
Amritsar: The Regional Transport Authority held a seminar at PBN High School, Hall Gate. Around 250 students attended the seminar where speakers highlighted the need for clean energy and a sustainable lifestyle. The topic was how we could reduce air pollution caused by emissions from thermal power plants and switch to a clean energy source like solar. Speakers, who included teachers from the school and officials from the regional transportation office, also asked students to plant saplings to prevent global warming and to ensure that these saplings grow into trees to prevent climate change. soil erosion and infertility. The students are committed to raising awareness by organizing rallies. Rajeev Kumaria, director and secretary of the school welcomed the delegates. Sandeep Tandon, main referee, thanked them for the seminar.
Seminar on tourism professions
The travel and tourism industry, along with the related sectors that contribute to it, is expected to grow by leaps and bounds in the coming years. A job in this industry can be very exciting and adventurous and even well paid. Keeping in mind the scope of the field, the DAV college organized a seminar for its students on job opportunities in tourism. Industry expert Vibhu Rampal at the career orientation seminar insisted on understanding the scope and details regarding the industry. She added that in India, the travel industry is expected to create 46 million job opportunities by 2025. Director Dr. Rajesh Kumar said India’s potential in travel and tourism was far from realized. “The country is a geographic anomaly, having almost every geographic feature available,” he said. According to a report by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), India could possibly add another Rs. 8,50,000 crores by 2020 through tourism. The WTTC calculated that tourism generated 8.31 lakh crore or 6.3% of the country’s GDP in 2015 and supported 37.315 million jobs, or about 8.7% of its total employment.
Workshop at Khalsa College
The Khalsa College for Women hosted a workshop organized by the Project Development and IT Department. The first lecture focused on computer applications and the second on “Basic terminology of sustainable fashion and paradigms of zero waste techniques in fashion” was organized by the postgraduate fashion design department under the direction of the director, Dr. Surinder Kaur. Professor Sandeep Sood from the college gave information on building different types of applications such as desktop, web and mobile applications, told students about front-end and back-end tools and educated them on the main role of security in web applications. He discussed the different types of project development languages. Dr. Harpreet Kaur, associate professor at Kanya Mahavidyala, participated as spokesperson. She discussed upcycling and recycling of fabrics and clothing and insisted on making effective plans for their solution. She said the need for sustainable fashion is growing due to climate change, scarcity of resources, poor economic condition of workers and changing consumer behavior.