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Earth Day celebrated at Shoolini University

Solan, April 23
Earth Day was celebrated at Shoolini University with a presentation competition called “Green Giggles.” The event was organised by the School of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Sciences and aimed to promote sustainability through humour. Eight teams from various departments shared their innovative ideas for sustainability.
The School of Media and Communications grabbed first place and the School of Agriculture got second position. The judging panel of the event included Dr. Saurabh Kulshrestha, Dr. Rachna Verma, Dr. Vihang Ghalasi, and Dr. Santanu Mukherjee.
 Earth Day, held on April 22 each year, is a global event focused on environmental protection, with activities in over 193 countries.
The competition began with a talk by Dr. Santanu Mukherjee from the School of Agriculture. He spoke about the dangers of microplastics and how they affect the environment. He also emphasised that both developing and developed countries need to work together to reduce plastic pollution.
Students from the School of Biotechnology gave a presentation on practical ways to promote sustainability. They encouraged students to use less plastic, avoid skincare products with harmful chemicals, promote sustainable fashion, and adopt eco-friendly lifestyle choices.
The event was coordinated by Dr. Nitika Thakur, Chandresh Kumari, Dr. Aditi, and Shubhangi Sood. Their support and guidance played a key role in making the event successful.

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