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Small Bites, Big Threats: Mosquitoes and their Eco-Friendly Control” : Seminar at KCA

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | February 17, 2023 07:49 PM

AMRITSAR : The Zoological Society of PG department of Zoology organized a seminar on “Small Bites, Big Threats: Mosquitoes and their Eco-Friendly Control” today. The aim of the seminar was to create awareness among students about the various diseases spread by mosquitoes and their eco-friendly control measures.

Students of B.Sc. (Medical), B.Sc. (Biotechnology) and M.Sc. (Zoology) participated in the event. Dr. Devinder Kaur Kocher, Professor, Department of Zoology, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana said in her key-note address that the current scenario regarding the deadly diseases spread by various species of mosquitoes in India requires drastic measures. She said there are various biological control ways to control mosquito populations to prevent the occurrence of diseases like malaria, dengue and chikunguniya.

Principal Dr. Mehal Singh welcomed the guest and added that these kinds of seminars are helpful in making the students averse about the ongoing advancements in the field of medical sciences. While conducting the stage Dr. Amandeep Singh, Organizing secretary of the seminar introduced the guest to the audience.Head of the department, Dr. Jasjit Kaur Randhawa presented vote of thanks to the guest. Faculty members of PG Department of Zoology, Dr. Zorawar Singh, Dr. Amandeep Singh, Prof. Randeep Singh, Dr. Rajbir Kaur, Dr. Satinder Kaur, Dr. SukanyaMehra, Dr. Raman Kumar, Gurpreet Kaur and Manveer Kaur were also present during the event.

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