World Environment Day Celebrated at RCET with Sapling Plantation and Guest Lecture

The Department of Chemistry , Rohini College of Engineering and Technology (RCET) organised World Environment Day on June 5, 2024 with a series of environmentally-focused activities, including the plantation of saplings in the RCET Agri Garden and a guest lecture by Dr. S.Adish Kumar, Professor and Head of the Department of Civil Engineering at Anna University Regional Campus, Tirunelveli.

The celebration kicked off with a sapling plantation event at the RCET Agri Garden, where students, faculty, and staff participated in planting a variety of saplings. This initiative aimed to promote green practices and raise awareness about the importance of tree planting and environmental conservation. The saplings planted will contribute to the biodiversity of the campus and provide a lasting green legacy for future generations.

Dr. S.Adish Kumar, a renowned expert in Civil Engineering and Environmental studies delivered a guest lecture following the plantation event. His lecture focused on the pressing environmental issues of today and the role of engineers in promoting sustainable development. Dr. S.Adish Kumar emphasized the importance of integrating green technologies and practices in engineering projects to mitigate environmental impact and ensure a sustainable future.

The lecture provided valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities in the field of environmental engineering and encouraged students to consider environmental impacts in their future professional endeavors. Dr. S.Adish Kumar’s expertise and engaging presentation inspired the audience, highlighting the critical role that engineers play in addressing environmental issues.

The World Environment Day celebration at RCET was a resounding success, fostering a sense of environmental responsibility and community among the participants. The combination of practical activities and expert knowledge provided a holistic approach to environmental education, reinforcing the importance of sustainability in both personal and professional contexts.

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