Programmes on environment by AUP
Amity University Press (AUP) organized a panel discussion at the children’s pavilion of New Delhi World Book Fair. It was attended by the students from various department of Amity University and many other visitors to the Book Fair. The list of the panelists was an erudite one – Manu Bhatnagar, Principal Director – INTACH, Sanjay Chaturvedi, Consultant – National Mission for Clean Ganga, Arun Tiwari, activist and writer, and Venkatesh Dutta, Environment Management Specialist with specialization in Water Resource Management.
R R Aiyar, Executive Senior Vice President, AUP was also present on the podium along with the panelists. He began the session with the remarkable achievement of Amity University and the vision of its President Dr Ashok Chauhan. Aiyar, as the organizer, also touched upon the activities of Amity University Press which is a department of the Amity University and has established itself as a publisher of repute in India. The session was moderated by Amit Arora of Doordarshan and Prasar Bharati.
With a view to strengthen the roots of democracy, inculcate healthy habits of discipline, tolerance towards opinion of others and to enable the student community understand the working of our Parliamentary institutions, Amity University Press also organized a Youth Parliament on Interlinking of Rivers: A boon or bane. Over 70 students drawn from various departments of Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, participated in the Youth Parliament. The event was judged by an esteemed jury consisting of Madhu Phull, Director, Amity Children’s Science Foundation, Tanu Jindal, Director, Amity Institute of Environmental Studies and R R Aiyar.