Extension activity on the occasion of World Health Day
Date : 7th April 2022 (9:30 am to 4:30 pm)
Location : Mulkhed Village, Mulshi, Pune, 412115,
Participants : Students and Staffs of SSBS, SMCW and
Department of Community Medicine & SCOPE.
No. of participating SSBS Students: 25 Students
SSBS Faculty in charge : Dr. Santosh Koratkar and Dr.
Other accompanying staffs from SSBS : Dasharath Shinde and
Short Report :
An extension activity was carried out by students (M.Sc. Biotechnology –
2021-23) and staffs of Symbiosis School of Biological Sciences (SSBS) on
the occasion of World Health Day, with the help of Department of
Community Medicine & SCOPE. Students and staffs from SMCW also
participated in this activity. Students carried out the awareness and
cleanliness drive in line with this year’s World Health Day theme -
‘Our Planet, Our Health’ - Clean Air, Water & Food for a
Healthier Environment. The activity was carried out at
Mulkhed village,Mulshi, Pune, from
09:30 am to 01:30 pm on 7th April 2022. Students performed a street play
in front of villagers, school kids and Gram Panchayat members and
Sarpanch. Afterwards, they participated in a cleanliness drive to remove
the plastic, paper and biodegradable wastes littering the village area.
Awareness about separating the waste materials into – plastic (non
biodegradable), biodegradable and paper was spread through this
activity. Also, the importance of keeping the environment free of
non-biodegradable waste was explained to the villagers and kids. In
parallel a group of students also carried out the tree plantation. In
the afternoon, SSBS students participated in poster presentation between
02:30 pm to 04:30 pm at SMCW
For the poster presentation, one group of the students from SSBS also won
third poster prize for the presentation on “Drought and wildfire
due to climate change” (Poster by: Purva Aditi, Richa
Kulkarni, Sayali Chavan, and Aaditya Nair).
At the end all the students participating in this event, received a
“certificate for participation”.