DODA: With the aim of promoting mutual exchange of knowledge and advice, Department of Zoology, Govt. Degree College Doda, under the guidance of Principal Dr. Attar Singh Kotwal and stewardship of Head Deptt. Zoology GDC Doda Dr. Ajaz A. Wani signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Wildlife Chenab Division Kishtwar, Govt. of J&K headed by Majid Bashir Mintoo.
The faculty members including Assistant Prof. Imteyaz Ahmed, Prof. K. K Manhas and Dr Muneesh Thakur, accompanied HOD Zoology at the time of signing Memorandum of Understanding
The initiative will work for mutual collaboration in dissemination of knowledge for the benefit of the student community and faculty of GDC Doda as well as the Department of Wildlife Chenab Division Kishtwar, Govt. of J&K.
Topics based on Wild life and Biodiversity conservation have been an important component of Semester Syllabus in NEP 2020 for students and such collaboration between two departments will go a long way in exposing students to the pragmatic dimension of wildlife and Biodiversity conservation.
The awareness disseminated at the level of the student community will definitely sensitize younger brains for such ventures.
The occasion witnessed the agreement between two parties in terms of several activities like seeking mutual advice and support in planning and executing programs promoting excellence in popularizing biodiversity conservation,research and encouraging regular visits of experts between the two departments for encouraging youth towards such much needed ecosystem services.