NSS SMVDU in collaboration with IVF & SMVDSB organizes “Save the Trikuta Mountain” Campaign


March 29, SMVDU: Two Day “Save The Trikuta Mountains” Environmental Awareness Campaign was organized by NSS SMVDU in collaboration with International Volunteer Foundation Jammu and Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, from 29-30 March 2014.The motive behind organizing this awareness campaign is to aware the local public about their responsibilities towards environment which is an integral part of human life.

The inauguration of the campaign commenced at Matrika Auditorium, SMVDU, Katra in the morning. Mrs. Roma Wani General Secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, J&K was the Chief Guest on the occasion. NSS Coordinator, Dr. Varun Kumar Tripathi welcomed the chief guest/dignitaries and introduced the theme of the campaign. Mr. Kiran Kumar Sharma, Young Social Worker and Chairperson, International Volunteer Foundation spoke on the importance of awareness campaign and suggested the Shrine Board to promote our objective. A short movie and Mime was presented by the students of SMVDU on the theme of the campaign. The vote of thanks was extended by Dr. Varun Kumar Tripathi. The plantation of saplings by the dignitaries added to the beauty of this campaign. Among others who attended the event were Prof. Manoj Verma, Asst. Professor, Computer Sciences, Paramveer Singh, Harjot Singh, Vishal Arora, Shivang Anand, Rokmesh Parihar from IVF.

A rally of good number of students, staff members of the university and IVF representatives and volunteers walked towards Bhavan and spread awareness regarding regular use of dustbins, proper disposal of polythene bags/coats, avoids throwing plastic bottles in the mountain gorges and raised slogans. The Students distributed pamphlets among the tourists/ shopkeepers and stressed on ban over polythene and plastic products to keep the natural beauty of the Trikuta Mountains for all time to come.


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- Forbes Marshall Ltd., Pune
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SMVDU gave me the flexibility to explore my potential and my stay here has been a journey of self realization. The campus is serene, has excellent infrastructure and you can really enter neck deep in you preparations to fulfil your career aspirations. My Faculty Mentor helped me at every step including helping me getting placed with Forbes Marshall...


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- Accenture Consulting
- HR Executive

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