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Slogan Writing Competition - Jal Shakti Abhiyaan - World Earth Day – 22nd April 2023

Saturday, April 22, 2023 |Dr. D. Y. Patil Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Institute, Pune |Events

Dr. D. Y. Patil Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Institute, Pune hosted a slogan writing competition which was organized under the Jal Shakti Abhiyan. Ministry of Jal Shakti has proposed to launch Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA): Catch the Rain-2023 with the theme "Source Sustainability for Drinking water” from 04.03.2023 to 30.11.2023. The JSA will focus on strengthening the water sources in 150 Water Stressed Districts (WSDs). The campaign was launched with "Swachh Sujal Shakti Samman", an event of the Department of Drinking Water & Sanitation. It is important that students understand the necessity of saving water and water conservation. In DYPBBI, students were encouraged to water conservation through the activity of slogans writing competition.

The said competition was held on the occasion of World Earth Day: 22nd April 2023. World Earth Day is celebrated globally every year to promote environmental awareness and encourage people to take action towards protecting the planet. The day is an opportunity to raise awareness about environmental issues such as climate change, pollution, and the depletion of natural resources. This year’s theme was ‘Source sustainability for drinking water’. Students were encouraged towards the idea of water conservation through an activity of Slogan writing. 11 students participated in this competition and submitted their thoughtful slogans online. Director Research Dr. J. K. Pal and Dr. Minal Wani were the judges for the said competition. The first prize in the competition was bagged by Priyanka Sonar, Second Year B. Tech. Biotechnology.  The second prize was shared by Tejal Nehete from First Year Computer Science and Design and Swarali Yawalkar from First Year M. Sc. Biotechnology.

The competition was a great opportunity for students to develop their critical thinking skills. The competition provided a platform for students to showcase their writing skills and share their perspectives on global issues. The competition demonstrated the university's commitment to fostering a culture of academic excellence and social responsibility among its students.

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