JU Organizes National Level Online Tree Talk Competition

National Service Scheme (NSS), Campus Units, University of Jammu, Jammu organized.”National Online Tree Talk Competition" on event of Biological Diversity Day- 2021 from  22nd May to 27th May 2021, on the theme “We’re Part of the Solution” The competition was open for all. A large number of NSS Volunteers, Students, Scholars and Alumni in all age groups, participated in the competition with great enthusiasm and fervor. The participants had to talk and upload the videos or audios about their talk for which an online form was created. The talk was about values of various plants or shrubs may be social, religious or cultural .

Jugesh Singh of Department of Geology, University of Jammu, Jammu, achieved First Position, while Second Position is achieved by Aakash Bhat from Department of  Botany and Third Position was achieved by Ishta Bandral from The Law School, University of Jammu , Jammu. Certificate of  Merit were shared by four participants namely  ,Rahul  Sharma  of KC. B.Ed. College of Education, Jammu, Moksh  Bhargav  and  Pratyush  Sharma  both from  The Law School, University of Jammu and Ranjana Devi  , Librarian Govt. High School, Jammu. Under Special Participation category two school students also participated and Peehu Sharma from Kendriya Vidhalaya ,Bantalab, Jammu  achieved First Position, while Second Position was achieved by Jigya Setia, Sant Nirankari Girls School, Delhi.E- Certificate of Participation has also been awarded to all participants .

The Adjudicator of the competition Prof. Namrata Sharma, Department of Botany, University of Jammu who appreciated the efforts of young minds.

The event was conducted under the supervision of Prof. Neeru Sharma, Convenor, NSS, Campus Units, University of Jammu, Jammu. She appreciated the efforts of organizers in keeping students engaged in the time of Covid when everyone in under stress and confines of four walls of their homes. These types of activities keep students connected and encouraged them to showcase their creativity. She lauded the efforts of all the participants for the successful conduct of online event and laid stressed upon the need for more such online competitions. The event was coordinated by Dr. Meghna Dhar, NSS , Programme Officer, University of Jammu, Jammu with the Technical Support - Vikas Pandita, Software Engineer and Sr. NSS Volunteer  and Mr. Gurdarshan ,NSS Volunteers, University of Jammu, Jammu