National Science Day celebration at GEMS Arts and Science College on March 9th 2020.
On the occasion of National Science Day celebration a lecture entitled “The impact of waste on health and waste management” was delivered by Dr. B.G Unni ,Director –Academic and Research on 9th March at the college campus. The faculty and the students of the college attended the lecture.
Dr.B.G Unni in his talk initially briefed about the importance of National science day and then delivered speech on various types of waste and its impact on health and management . In his talk he gave a detail explanation on the following points such as classification of waste according to their properties, biodegradable and no biodegradable, classification of waste according to their effects on human health and the environment,such as human affects on health ,on socio-economic condition and coastal and marine environment and on our own climate.
Dr.Unni also explained the various ways and means to reduce the accumulation of waste ,recycling of waste and formation of useful products from waste. He also mentioned the importance of conducting outreach programme adopting and ecologically sound waste management system. He said that natural environment as a key influence on health, and well being can provide essential ecosystem services, enhanced bio diversity and social benefits. We must create and maintain green spaces that provide for recreation exercise, amenity and local food.
He concluded his talk with a very important message regarding the necessary precautionary steps to be taken by all of us as per the “WHO ” suggestion with respect to the recent Corona virus infection. The lecture was benefitted to the students and others attended the function