Environmental Studies


The Department of Environmental Studies was established in 2008 with an objective to develop concern in every individual for environment protection. The Department offers a compulsory paper of Environment Studies to UG students of various disciplines like Commerce, Sciences, Arts, Computer Science, Physiotherapy & Biotechnology. 

Department Profile

  1. Dr. Jaswinder Kaur (M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D) ,Head, Department of Environmental Studies

Vision & Objectives of the department

  • To develop concern in every individual related to the environment to save Environment.
  • To create awareness about “Sustainable Development”.
  • To spread environment awareness among the students about the burning issues of environment like Global Warming, Climate Change, Depletion of natural resources, Declining water level and Pollution.

Achievements of the Department

  • Awarded National Seminar by UGC on “Solid Waste Management”2010- 2011
  • Awarded Minor project by Ministry of Environment and  Forest on “Climate Change” to participate in NEAC 2009-10
  • Awarded Minor project by Ministry of Environment and  Forests on “Potential Impact on Climate Change and possible solutions” to participate in NEAC 2008-09

Future plans

  • Submitted proposal to UGC for Masters in Environment Management Programme under innovative programmes.
  • To initiate programme on Education for sustainable development by establishing network of Regional Centres of Expertise on ESD.
  • Organizing seminars/ plantation drives to save environment will be a routine feature

Faculty: Department of Environmental Studies

  •  Dr. Jaswinder  Kaur, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D

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