Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Pune had its Environment Conclave on the 29th July 2017, Saturday. The students from all the three batches started assembling in the auditorium by 10:45AM. The event began as soon as the guest speakers for the day, Dr. P Lakshminarasimhan, Scientist ‘E’ & Head of the Office, BSI, Western Regional Centre, Pune, Dr. P. S. Bhatnagar, Scientist ‘D’ & Head, Zoological Survey of India, Western Reginal Centre, Pune, Dr. J. Jayanthi, Scientist ‘D’ Botanical Survey of India, Western Regional Centre, Pune and Dr. Mandar Datar, Scientist ‘C’, Agharkar Research Institute, Pune arrived on stage. After the customary tradition at SCMS of lighting of the lamp by the Director and all guests, Dr. Adya Sharma, Director, SCMS-Pune felicitated the guest speakers with a sapling, as a token of appreciation.
Post felicitation, the Keynote Speaker for the day Dr. P Lakshminarasimhan took the podium to address the audience about ‘Biodiversity with reference to human and environment interaction’ through his presentation. Following this, Dr. P. S. Bhatnagar gave his speech on ‘Biodiversity (faunal diversity) conservation and sustainable utilization.’ Dr. J. Jayanthi took the stage next and enlightened the audience with her knowledge on ‘Biodiversity (floral diversity) conservation and sustainable utilization.’ The final speaker, Dr. Mandar Datar engaged the gathering with his swift speech on ‘Changing Plant diversity of Pune and factors affecting the changes.’
Students were also encouraged to have a look at the illustrious display of posters related to the environment and fossils brought in by the Scientists set up in the SCMS Lobby. The programme ended at 1PM with the vote of thanks delivered by Dr. Nitin Mahankale.
All the Faculty Members and all students of SCMS attended this event