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825 MGL Disha Project: Environmental Awareness Session in Ghatkopar

posted Oct 23, 2019, 12:50 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Oct 23, 2019, 12:50 AM ]
Mumbai, 16-Oct-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Mumbai organized an awareness session on ‘Pollution and Health’ for people residing in Chirag Nagar slum in Ghatkopar (West). 40 people participated in this workshop which was organized under the aegis of ‘MGL Disha Project’ supported by Mahanagar Gas Limited.

Ms. Zarina Khan (Staff- DBDS) welcomed everyone and outlined the objectives of the session. Ms. Surekha Pednekar (Project Officer- DBDS) was the resource person for the program. In her session she covered topics like:

· Sources of air pollution, water pollution, soil pollution

· Greenhouse effect

· Fossil fuel, sources of pollution

· Household waste; solid, liquid, biodegradable waste

· Pollution and health hazards etc

The participants asked many questions which were answered by the resource person. The workshop ended with vote of thanks by Ms. Heena Sayeed (Part time Teacher).