Shimla, Apr 22 UNI | 3 months ago

The Earth and Environmental Society, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences (SoEES) Central University of Himachal Pradesh today celebrated Earth Day.

The earth day was celebrated first in 1970 and founded by Senator Gaylord Nelson with a focus on environmental awareness. Dr Subhankar Chatterjee first welcomes the Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, Chief Guest of the day and explained what we need to achieve our sustainable future.

Prof A K Mahajan, Dean, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences gave overall view of earthquake hazard of Himalayan region and how to save ourselves from earthquakes. He has also given tips on do's and don'ts of earthquake.

He stressed the need to get synchronised with the nature and natural processes to cope with the natural disaster. He also stressed upon the need to develop suitable ways and means to retard anthropogenic affects on Global environment.

(Posted on 22-04-2014)