A two-day event on International Day for Forest and Water – ABHIRAKSHATE, was organised on March 21 - 22, 2017, at School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi campus.

On the first day, the function was inaugurated with the blessing of Swami Purnamritananda Puri. The highlight was logo presentation promoting Forest Conservation. A Mime by the students based on the importance of forest conservation was the added attraction. A short film by the Visual Media Department was a visual treat for the audience. A session on Forest conservation was handled by Ms. Lekha, Scientist, WTP, AIMS. A Quiz competition related to forest conservation was also conducted. The second day started with a cycle rally from the college to Kunnumpuram Junction. The cycles were provided by ‘GreenBikes’ an environmental friendly transportation. International Water Day was inaugurated by Sri. K. J. Martin Lowel, Asst.Conservator of Forests (Social Forestry). The function was blessed by Swami Purnamritananda Puri and Dr. U. Krishnakumar welcomed the dignitaries on the dais. The function was felicitated by Sri. M. S. Vinod, Sr. Reporter, Mathrubhumi. The screening of feature film “JALAM” was a thought-provoking entertainer. The students performed a dance based on the theme of water conservation.

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