The Department of Zoology at Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines, joined hands with Ludhiana Zoo, Department of Forest and Wildlife Conservation, Punjab, Government of India, to host a remarkable exhibition titled “Exploring Biodiversity: Taxonomic Treasures and Conservation Insights.” The event, which took place on 6th October, welcomed students from various schools, with esteemed school principals as the distinguished guests. 120 students and 6 faculty from various schools took part in this event. The exhibition aimed to provide an immersive experience that celebrated biodiversity and shed light on the critical need for conservation efforts. It was graced by the presence of school principals, including Ms. Balwinder from Govt Model Sr. Sec. School, PAU; Ms. Karamjit Kaur from Govt Sr. Sec. School, Civil Lines; and Ms. Charanjit Kaur from Govt Sr. Sec Model School, Cementary Road, Ludhiana.
The inauguration ceremony commenced with a warm welcome note, setting the stage for an enriching day ahead. Floral greetings were exchanged as a symbol of unity and collaboration in the cause of wildlife conservation. The event further commenced with a documentary show highlighting the vital topic of tiger conservation, illustrating the importance of protecting our majestic wildlife. The ceremonial lighting of lamps added a touch of solemnity to the event, signifying the enlightenment and awareness the exhibition sought to bring about. The presence of esteemed guests and participants from various schools created an atmosphere of enthusiasm and shared commitment to wildlife conservation.
Following the exhibition tour, students had the privilege of engaging in an interactive session, fostering experiential learning. This interactive segment allowed young minds to explore and inquire about the captivating world of biodiversity and the importance of its preservation. The exchange of ideas and knowledge was both enlightening and inspiring.
The “Exploring Biodiversity: Taxonomic Treasures and Conservation Insights” exhibition served as a valuable platform for students to connect with the wonders of the natural world. It emphasized the critical role of conservation in safeguarding our planet’s biodiversity. Dr Mrs Mukti Gill , Director and Dr Iqbal Kaur, Principal Khalsa College for Women extends their heartfelt gratitude to Ludhiana Zoo for their invaluable partnership in making this exhibition a success. This event reaffirms our commitment to fostering a deeper understanding of biodiversity and instilling a sense of responsibility to protect and preserve our natural heritage for future generations.