To commemorate the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer,
the Environment Unit of MIER College of Education organized an online
‘Plantation Drive’. The aim of the activity was to create awareness among
students about the depletion of Ozone layer and its impact on organisms that
exist on earth. The students were asked to plant a tree or sapling in their respective garden or surroundings. The day reminds us that ozone is crucial for life on Earth and we must continue to protect its layer and take strategic decisions to protect ourselves and our future generations. The students planted the saplings and uploaded the photographs with their plant. The activity also helped in raising the awareness in the society about air pollution and deforestation and use of different plan of action to protect from Ozone depletion. The event was conducted by Mrs. Suman Gupta, In-charge Environment Unit, under the guidance of Prof. Adit Gupta, Principal and Director of MIER College of Education who appreciated the efforts of the unit.
September 17, 2021
The Extension Unit of MIER College of Education organized an awareness programme on “Save the Girl” in its adopted village Domana. Mrs. Vidya Chib, Child Development Project Officer, Kot Bhalwal was the resource person on this occassion.
More than 35 student members of the Extension Unit participated in the activity and oriented the locals about the discrimination and exploitation against girls. The members also discussed about gender inequality at home and work and suggested measures to promote gender equality. They mentioned some of the female achievers and role models such as Rani Laxmi Bai, Sunita Williams, Kalpana Chawla, P.T. Usha etc. to motivate young girls to come forward and be a part of mainstream activities.
Mrs. Chib shared the scheme “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao” launched by Honourable Prime Minister, Shri. Narendra Modi and said it is a campaign lunched to generate awareness and improve welfare services intended for girls in India. This was followed by a pledge in which the participants and locals took the pledge of saving and education the girl child. The sarpanch and panches of the village also enthusiastically participated in the orientation programme.
Mrs. Suman Devi Incharge Extension Unit ably organized the programme and thanked the resource persons, sarpanch and panches and also the locals for their cooperation and participation.
March 16, 2021
On Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future
The Environment Unit of MIER College of Education, Jammu, Celebrated National Science Day by organizing an Inter-departmental Symposium Competition on the theme: “Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future,” Dr. Adit Gupta, Director and Principal, MIER College of Education graced the occasion. Dr. Moolraj Sharma, HoD PG Department, Dr. Rohnika Sharma, HoD UG Department along with the faculty members and students attended the symposium.
Mrs. Suman Gupta, in-charge of Environment Unit extended a warm welcome to the audience and highlighted that National Science Day is celebrated in India each year to mark the discovery of the Raman Effect by renowned Indian Physicist Sir C. V. Raman (Nobel Prize Winner in Physics).
More than 14 Students from both U.G. and P.G. Departments participated in the Symposium and presented their views on the theme. On the basis of the results given by the jury Ms. Anjeshri B.Ed. Semester IV bagged first position, Ms. Jyoti Sharma B.Ed. Special Education Semester 1 stood 2nd and Ms. Sonali Sharma M.Ed Semester 1 came 3rd .
The programme was ably conducted by Ms. Palak Srivastava of B.Ed. Semester IV and the Vote of Thanks was presented by Ms. Shivali Sharma of B.Ed. Semester IV.
March 03, 2021
Creating Sustainable Environment Campaign at MIER College
The Environment Unit of MIER College of Education organized an environment campaign on the theme ‘Go Green’ by conducting two activities namely sowing of seasonal vegetable seeds and weeding of the garden at its campus. The activities were performed with a purpose to provide organic vegetables for the hostellers.
Mrs. Suman Gupta, In-charge of Environment Unit, oriented the students about organic green vegetables cultivation. She said that ‘Go Green’ initiative is the need of the hour as we are facing the environmental degradation in all spheres. It is an initiative towards recycling of biodegradable wastes into composite manure and conservation of the soil from pollution, thus; protecting environment and sustaining natural resources for current and future generation.
More than eighty students from both UG and PG Department along with the faculty members actively participated in the activities. Students weeded the garden and planted a bed of lady finger using the compost from the compositing site of the institution. It was an exciting and joyful experience for students to contribute towards creating sustainable environment. The activity was done under the guidance of Mrs Rupa Gupta, Joint Director MIER.
February 26, 2021
The Environment Unit of MIER College of Education organized an online discussion on the theme: “Save Water Save Life”. The students from the UG department enthusiastically participated in the discussion and shared their presentations on the theme conveying the message that water is a free natural precious gift and is vital for economic, social and human development, water pollution is jeopardizing our health, unsafe water kills more people each year than war and all other forms of violence combined. The challenge for availability of fresh water by 2050 will increase by one-third than it is now. The students presented their innovative and creative ideas, ways, and means to save water in our daily lives. Ms. Shaweta Langeh of B.Ed. 3rd semester ably conducted the programme and a formal vote of thanks was proposed by Ms. Sheetal Thapa, B.Ed. III semester student.
October 30, 2020
An online Poster Making Competition on the theme: “Care they Need, Love they Deserve,” was organized to celebrate World Animal Welfare Day. More than 20 students of the UG and PG departments actively participated in the poster making competition, projecting their innovative ideas to make the people aware of animal rights and welfare. Mr. Ashit Toppo of B.Ed. Sem –III bagged the first place, Ms, Hemangi of M.Ed. Sem-III secured the second position and Ms. Nitika Verma of B.Ed. Sem-III and Ms. Naeema Ahmed of M.A., Sem-III secured third place in the competition. Dr. Adit Gupta, Principal MIER College appreciated the efforts of the unit in creating awareness among student teachers and society at large. The programme was ably coordinated by Ms. Upasana Khajuria, and a formal vote of thanks was presented by Ms. Mahima, both students of B.Ed semester III.
October 05, 2020
MIER College of Education celebrated World Environment Day by participating in an online webinar on the theme “Environmental awareness” organized by HOPE Educational Society, Uttar Pradesh. 150 students of the UG and PG departments of the college attended the webinar. The resource person for the talk was Padma Shri Dr. Ranjit Bhargava, an Indian Environmentalist. He discussed various causes of undesirable environmental changes such as global warming, extinction of certain species, depletion of resources and degradation of environmental health. He also shared the impact of lockdown due to COVID 19 on the environment and said that it is the duty of every individual to contribute their bit to conserve our environment. Students also planted a sapling in their vicinity with great zeal and enthusiasm.
June 05, 2020
An inter college symposium was organised on the theme "Bhumi Raksha:There is no Planet B". Prof. Arvind Jasrotia, Director Colleges Development Council, University of Jammu was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Ms. Anjashree from MIER College of Education clinched the first prize, Mr. Heer Singh representing Chenab College of Education won the 2nd prize whereas Ms. Sugandhi of Bhartiya College of Education secured 3rd position. Consolation prize was given to Mr. Ashit Topoo from MIER College. Saplings of ornamental plants were given as memento to the distinguished guests and the winners.
February 28, 2020
The Environment Unit organized an environment campaign by conducting a series of activities namely preparation of bio-fertilizer, water conservation and increasing groundwater level, and planting fruit trees on its campus. In order to raise the level of the groundwater, a pit was dug in the garden by the student members to collect the wastewater from the school. Stones were used in the pit to filter the water and to prevent it from evaporation and further helping in maintaining the groundwater level of the ground. Students also visited the college composting site where the biodegradable waste of the institution is dumped and used as fertilizer in the campus garden. The objective was to spread awareness regarding natural compost as a replacement for chemical fertilizers . The students and faculty planted 5 saplings of apple tree “Hariman-99” which is a unique variety of apple that can be grown in tropical and subtropical areas and is developed by Shri Hariman Sharma of Himachal Pradesh
December 11, 2019
Students visited Environmental Park at Sidhra to celebrate World Animal Day.
October 04, 2019
An awareness rally was taken out on the theme “Plastic Free City” by the Environment Unit of MIER College of Education. About 50 students from the UG and PG Departments of the college along with Dr. Monika Bajaj, Incharge, Environment Unit, MIER participated in the rally. Students carried banners highlighting information and issues regarding the use of non-degradable single-use plastic. They tried to spread awareness regarding consequences of use of one-time plastic bags amongst the general public, fruit and vegetable vendors and interacted with the local community and shoppers en-route. The student members also distributed jute and polythene bags of 50 microns and also explained their recycling process. The students participated in the awareness rally with great enthusiasm and contributed to the greater cause of sensitizing the local vendors against the use of plastic bags. Dr Adit Gupta, Principal MIER College appreciated the efforts of the Environment Unit toward spreading the message of not using single-use plastic bags and making the city “Plastic Free”.
September 30, 2019
A tree plantation drive was organized by the Environment Unit in collaboration with Jammu Municipal Corporation with the purpose of involving pre-service teachers in saving the environment and becoming ecofriendly. Ms. Sunaina Sharma, Secretary; Mr. Aswani, Supervisor; Sh. Pawan Singh, Municipal Councilor of Municipal Cooperation, Ashok Nagar, Satwari were present on the occasion. More than 30 students from B.Ed., B.Ed. Special Education, M.A. Education and M.Ed. programmes took part in the drive. Students created a green belt of traditional plants such as Kaner, Gulmohar, Harsingar, Amaltas by planting 50 saplings in the Govt. Middle School, Satwari, Jammu. Moreover, the students pledged to make Jammu and its surrounding greener and save trees.
July 24, 2019
An Inter College Symposium was organized by the Environment Unit of the College on the theme “Environmental Waste Management -A Step Towards Swachh Bharat Abhiyan”. Dr. C. M. Seth, IFS and Former Chairperson, WWF, J&K was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Dr. Sundeep Jaglan, Scientist, Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM), Jammu, Dr. Piyush Malaviya, Associate professor, Dept of Environmental Science, University of Jammu, and Dr. Vikash Babu, Scientist, Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM) were the honorable Jury members.10 students from various colleges of Education across Jammu city participated in this symposium. Ms. Kalyani Sharma from Shivalik College of Education clinched the 1st prize, Ms. Jeya Pushpam representing MIER College of Education won the 2nd prize and Ms Priya Khullar of Dogra College of Education secured 3rd position. Ms. Priyanka Sharma from MIER College of Education was given a consolation prize. Certificates were also distributed to the participants.. The program was compared by Ms. Monika, a student of B. Ed.
March 16, 2019