The Civil Engineering Department of Aryans College of Engineering (ACE), Rajpura today organized a seminar on “Green Sustainable Resources” at its Campus. Dr. Baldev Setia, Professor, NIT, Kurukshetra; Dr. Geeta Arora, Associate Professor, PEC, Chandigarh; Er Himmi Gupta, Associate Professor, NITTTR, Chandigarh were the Guest Speakers on the occasion. The seminar was attended by the Students of civil engineering and Agriculture Dept. Dr. Sushil Kumar, Director, ACE presided over the seminar.
The speakers covered various aspects of Green Sustainable Resources including the 5 elements of Life, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Farming, Chemical Farming & its effects, Green Infrastructure, Implementation of Green Construction, Waste Management etc.
Dr. Baldev Setia while interacting with the students discussed the importance of 5 elements of Life, their co-relation with each other and Coexistence to make the best use of Natural resources available to us on Earth. He emphasized the use of readily available Natural resources Like Solar energy in Northern Parts and Wind energy in Southern parts etc.
Dr. Geeta Arora discussed Sustainable Agricultural, production practices which uses farming techniques that protect the environment, public health, communities, and the welfare of animals. She included various methods like Crop Rotation, Cover Crops, Soil Enrichment, Natural Pest Predators etc and the benefits in her speech.
Er. Himmi Gupta discussed various Green sustainable methods available for the Construction. She enlisted the role of green resources readily available starting from the designing of some building its implementation and development of a green building without affecting the environment and human health with better durability. She also discussed certain waste management practices to be followed to reduce waste and pollution.