Kirori Mal College Delhi University has a round table. The table is concerned with facilitating the growth of the students.
So, it promotes the academic and extra-curricular activities of students. The round table of Kirori Mal College Delhi University organized an event named PANACEA. The event PANACEA: Striving for Collective Welfare was organized for the students. However, it is aimed at the sustainable development goals which owns a crucial position and vitality in the present generation.
Moreover, the round table of Kirori Mal College Delhi University has a reason before choosing the topic for the event. Sustainable Development Goals are universally accepted by the people and are globally recognized. So, every citizen must know about the initiatives of these goals. It will help the present generation to focus on the critical issues of the world. These issues majorly include lack of clean water and gender equality.
So, on 12th and 13th November, the Round Table of Kirori Mal college Delhi University held this event. The event was sub-divided into parts like Panel Discussion, Documentary Screening & Open Forum, and Flagship competition. The table organized a Panel Discussion on 12th November. The discussion was related to the 7th, 8th, and 9th Sustainable Development Goals.
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THE EVENT FOCUSED ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
So, the goals are decent work, economic growth and industry, innovation and infrastructure, and affordable and clean energy. Dr Dhiraj Nayyar started the event with a healthy discussion. He is the Director of Economics and Former Executive Director of RBI. Nayyar focussed on the role of entrepreneurship. So, he said that consistent work is not possible without economic growth. Good jobs with a decent salary and paid leaves are important for all. By nurturing the culture of entrepreneurship, it is possible. So, everybody must support entrepreneurs and foster economic growth.
Dr. Deepali continued the session by stating her point of view. She stated the Sustainable Development through SEE: Social, Economic and Environment Sustainability. In the question and answer round, the audience responded positively.
SAMVAAD ORGANIZED BY THE ROUND TABLE
On 13th November 2021, Kirorimal College Delhi University held Documentary Screening and Open Forum: Samvaad. So, they focused on the first four Sustainable Development Goals. The goals are quality Education, no poverty, good health and well-being, and zero hunger.
So, the chief guests for Samvaad were Xavier Thomas and John Paul Rose Xavier Thomas it the DRR of Unicef India, a humanitarian and risk governance specialist. On the other hand, John Paul Rose is a sustainability activist, global peace ambassador, and a writer.
SAMVAAD AT KIRORI MAL COLLEGE DELHI UNIVERSITY
Samvaad started with a video presentation where it portrayed the problem of world hunger and also explained the reason for it being a threat to the whole world of mankind. The guests at Samvaad expressed their views over the documentary. They also stated their positive approach towards these issues. The forum was open to everyone. So, the audience came forward with their questions related to hunger and sustainability. The event engaged youth and made them think critically about the situations.
FLAGSHIP COMPETITION AT KIRORI MAL COLLEGE DELHI UNIVERSITY
Later, the Round Table organized the Flagship Competition. It was Sanyukt: Bridging the gap through Innovation. Sanyukt included three rounds, quiz, extempore, and case study. In the quiz session, questions were related to the 7th, 8th, and 9th Sustainable Development Goals. There were multiple-choice questions in which 24 teams cleared the first round. The total registrations were 450.
On the other hand, in the extempore round, participants got a topic under the theme of the Basic Necessities of Life. The goals were 1, 2, 3, and 6. Students got 45 seconds to think over the topic. In the final round, the case study revolved around Japan. Participants got three problem statements such as Environmental Degradation, Climate Change, Demographic Crises, and Economic Stagnation in Japan. So, participants had to present the solution of any two problems through presentations. Under this round, the judge was Ms. Nehmat Singh. She works in Punjab with the UNDP and declares the winning teams.
THE EVENT WAS INFORMATIVE FOR THE AUDIENCE
Consequently, the event was very informative on both days. Through the event PANACEA of Kirorimal College Delhi University, youth will understand sustainable Development deeply. So, they will also think about contributing to the good.