16 September 2017
“PRAKRITI”, the Environment Society of Post Graduate Government College for Girls, Sector-11 Chandigarh celebrated “World Ozone Day” today. The function started with the formation of Human Chain by the faculty and the student members of the society. This Human Chain of the student members later on transformed into a rally within the college campus. The students were carrying placards bearing slogans and messages like “SAVE OZONE”, “STOP USE OF DEODRANTS AND PERFUMES”, “SAVE OZONE SAVE EARTH”, “REDUCE THE USE OF CFC’S”, to sensitize people about the depletion of Ozone layer and the harmful effects of UV radiations on human beings.
This rally was flagged off by the Vice Principal Mr. Kanwar Iqbal and senior members of the Faculty, Vice Principal emphasized that Sustainable Development was the need of the hour. He appreciated the efforts of the society members and applauded their constructive role for the betterment of the society.
The students along with the faculty members also took a pledge to preserve the ozone layer by decreasing the use of Chloroflorocarbons.