HaritaDhara Research Development and Education Foundation (HRDEF) concluded its Harita month on 3rd May in which Retd. Chief Engineer Shri Vijay Kumar was the Chief Guest. HRDEF is celebrating April month as Harita (Green) month for couple of years. This year, HRDEF organized various programs, activities, and lectures to promote UN 48th Earth Day theme on No Plastic, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with objective to create awareness among people on Environmental Sustainability, Climate Change, and Role of Science and Technology for better opportunities. Students actively participated in various competitions and activities.
On 3rd May a discussion on monitoring, transparency, and accountability for sustainable development goals and role of press was organized in which shri Vijay Kumar and Manisha expressed their views. On 29th April, Er. Anant Bhaskar Garg, Director, HRDEF talked about plastic pollution and its effect to students and community members also on 25, 22 April during 4 events. On 26th April, Girls in ICT Counseling event was organized in which Career opportunities for Girls in ICT sector was discussed. On 22nd April, Dr. Manisha spoke about Earth Day importance during a meeting organized by the Saksham. During Earth day, Creativity and Innovation Day Sketching, Quiz, Essay competitions were conducted on 20th April.
Several Dignitaries visited during this Harita month and discussed issues on Education, Climate Change, Sustainable Development, Organic Pesticides, Forest, and IT. Shakuntla, Shekhar, Indra President, Principal from J.S. Public School, Morena, M.P., Meenakshi Agarwal, IPFT, Gurugram, Divya, Accenture, Bangalore, Abhishek, Shobita, Forest Dept., Gujrat visited HRDEF. SDSN Youth features HRDEF efforts on #KnowYourGoals report released in the April, 2018.
These month long events are successful because of efforts from Krishna Kumar, Suman, Sushma, Roohi Singh, Prayanshi, Yug, Kajal, Shivani, and untiring, efforts from students.