The Geography Programme under the School of Tribal Resource Management, KISS-DU observed World Ozone Day on 16th September 2022. KISS-DU has been meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations. Goal – 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts – Ozone layer depletion allows more UV radiation to reach the earth’s surface, a contributing factor to many diseases in people. KISS-DU joined hands in creating awareness against the depleting ozone layer.

Professor Deepak Kumar Behera, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, KISS-DU inspired and enlightened the students and staff. Dr. Tripura Mishra, Vice Principal, KISS also encouraged students to take up green activities to save our earth.

The Chief Speaker, Dr. Mrutyunjay Nayak, Assistant Professor, KISS-DU, talked in detail about the Ozone layer, and its depletion and requested everyone to come forward to protect life on earth. Students delivered presentations on the theme and explained their projects for churning solutions to this global issue.

Among other faculty members, Dr. Snigdharani Panda, Dean, School of Tribal Resource Management, Dr. Sanjeeta Devi, Head of Economics Program, Ms. Debahuti Pattanaik, Faculty in Odia, Ms. Maitree Padhi, Faculty in Sociology, research scholars and students attended the event. Ms. Saurava Goswamy, Faculty in Geography, and Dr. Arpana Premi Lina Oraon, Associate Professor in Geography coordinated the program.