Regional Museum of Natural History, Bhopal (A Regional Centre of National Museum of Natural History, New Delhi) organized Street Play on the occasion of International Ozone day recently to create awareness among the people towards the importance of Ozone Layer, ozone depleting substance and the harmful effects of Ozone Hole. The Street Play on “Save Ozone Layer” was performed at Bhopal Vigyan Mela-2019 by Child Artists of Jawahar Bal Bhawan, Bhopal under the direction of Shri K. G. Trivedi
During the street play child artist informed about the harmful effects of chemicals used in air conditioner, refrigerator, deo, snow spray, fire extinguisher and pesticides; role of ozone layer to prevent the earth from harmful effects of ultraviolet rays. Cancer disease, withering of plants, skin disease and global warming are the harmful effects of ultraviolet rays. By this performance, an appeal was made to avoid the use of the chemicals which depletes Ozone Layer. Dr. Beenish Rafat, Scientist-B was the Coordinator of the programme.
Ozone Day observed at Career College
Bhopal: To spread awareness regarding the emission of harmful greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, Ozone Day was observed at Career College the other day. Dr Yogendra Saxena, Senior Scientist of Central Pollution Control Board, Dr Ranu Chouksey, and Monika Lakra were the guests of the programme.
Principal Poonam Gupta welcomed the guests by presenting them flower saplings. Telling about the ozone layer and the dire need to reduce the use of plastic, Yogendra Saxena said, “The plastic we use comes under the category of from 1 to 10.
Category-01 plastic consists of ‘use and throw’ bottles, Tiffin box, plastic containers etc., which are hazardous for our health and may cause cancer.
Dr Ranu Chouksey, alumni of the college, threw light on the measure to control pollution control. She also told about the new technique for the eco-friendly idols, in which the insoluble substance will be used as chalk and manure. Students participated in movie making, rangoli making competition.
Shreyas Tembhre, Preeti Sharma, Anshul Sharma, Pooja Prajapati and the group Nivedita, and Yashasvi Sharma were the winners of the competition. At the end, all the students and faculty members took pledge for cleanliness under the Swachhata Sarvekshan campaign, given by NCC and NSS head, Manoj Selokar.