GDC Mahanpur organises trekking for students


MAHANPUR: Department of Environmental Sciences Government Degree College (GDC) Mahanpur in collaboration with J&K Forest Department on Friday organized trekking in the forest range of Mahanpur.
The event was held under the guidance of College Principal Dr. Rakesh Kumar Koul and supervision of Prof. Arvind Kumar HoD Environmental Sciences and Deepak Bogia, Range Officer Mahanpur.
Students got familiar with various aspects of forest ecosystem like, ecological and commercial values of forests, conservation strategies adopted by the forest department, consequences and remedial measures of deforestation, role and responsibilities of local communities in forest management, forest fire its causes and control measures etc.
The trekking was coordinated and accompanied by Dr. Munisha Devi, Dr. Parshotam Dass, Saurabh Dutta, Prof. Anu Sharma, Prof. Naresh Kumar, Dr Nikita Verma, Dr Hilal Ahmad Bhat and officials of Forest Department Abdul and Yash Paul.