The theme of 𝗜𝗻𝗱𝗶𝗮’𝘀 𝗚𝟮𝟬 𝗣𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗻𝗰𝘆 – “𝗩𝗮𝘀𝘂𝗱𝗵𝗮𝗶𝘃𝗮 𝗞𝘂𝘁𝘂𝗺𝗯𝗮𝗸𝗮𝗺” 𝗼𝗿 “𝗢𝗻𝗲 𝗘𝗮𝗿𝘁𝗵 · 𝗢𝗻𝗲 𝗙𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗹𝘆 · 𝗢𝗻𝗲 𝗙𝘂𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲” – is drawn from the ancient Sanskrit text of the Maha Upanishad. Essentially, the theme affirms the value of all life – human, animal, plant, and microorganisms – and their interconnectedness on the planet Earth and in the wider universe.
The theme also spotlights LiFE (Lifestyle for Environment), with its associated, environmentally sustainable and responsible choices, both at the level of individual lifestyles as well as national development, leading to globally transformative actions resulting in a cleaner, greener and bluer future.
With this thought process, Department of Applied Science and Humanities 𝗥𝗜𝗧, 𝗥𝗼𝗼𝗿𝗸𝗲𝗲 𝗼𝗿𝗴𝗮𝗻𝗶𝘇𝗲𝗱 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝘁𝗵 𝗣𝗮𝗿𝗹𝗶𝗮𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗚𝟮𝟬 𝗼𝗻 “𝗚𝗹𝗼𝗯𝗮𝗹 𝗪𝗮𝗿𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗴 – 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗙𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗪𝗮𝗿𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴”
The competition started with a briefing session where students were given information about Global Warming, its causes and impacts, and the latest research and policies related to the issue. After the briefing, students were assigned specific countries participating in G20.
The global warming competition is an essential initiative that has brought together individuals in a united effort to combat global warming. It has created a platform for innovation and creativity, and it has spurred the development of sustainable technologies and practices. While the competition may be a race to the top, the ultimate goal is to create a healthier planet for future generations.
The session helped students to develop critical thinking and research skills, as they had to analyze and evaluate complex information from different sources. Second, it provided an opportunity to develop public speaking and communication skills, as the speakers presented their arguments convincingly in front of an audience. Third, it promoted teamwork and collaboration, as students worked together to prepare for the session.
𝗗𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗿 𝗚𝗲𝗻𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗹, 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗳 𝗠 𝗝 𝗡𝗶𝗴𝗮𝗺 along with Dr Karunakar Jha judged the event. 𝗗𝗿 𝗣𝗮𝗿𝗮𝗴 𝗝𝗮𝗶𝗻, 𝗗𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗿 𝗥𝗜𝗧, Roorkee and Dr Shafali, Head Department of Applied Science & Humanities Joshi were also present in the event.