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  • ज्ञान के समान पवित्र इस संसार में कुछ नहीं है।।

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Department of Environmental Studies

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Department of Environmental Studies

Our Planet’s alarm is going off, and it is time to wake up and take action.

- Leonardo Di Caprio
History and Objectives
  • A compulsory course in Environmental Studies was introduced in the University of Delhi in July 2014. However, the Department of Environmental Studies was established in Bharati College in January 2015. One of the major objectives of the Department of Environmental Studies is to promote understanding, knowledge and awareness about environmental problems and challenges. The aim is to create a sustainable environment and viable development along with strategies, which will foster values, skills, attitudes, a sense of participation and responsibilities for protecting the environment for future generations.

Courses offered
  • Environmental Studies as an autonomous discipline is being offered as an Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC) of one semester (six months) to all undergraduates students. Students from all disciplines and course are compulsorily required to study the course for one semester.

  • For details please see the UGC Website: http://www.ugc.ac.in/ugc_notices.aspx?id=1077

Scope for students
  • The students are expected to become environmentally, socially and culturally informed and responsible citizens who will be empowered to protect natural resources while ensuring a maintainable lifestyle and development model.

Vision & Mission of the Department
  • The vision of the department is to create and expand disciplinary knowledge, critical thinking, critical mass with moral and ethical reasoning and a good use of the earth’s resources.

  • The mission is to enhance comprehensive understanding about various aspects of life forms, ecological processes and the impact of human activity on the environment.

Job Avenues
  • The global economy and industry with modern technological advances is now increasingly becoming aware of environmental problems and issues. Hence, there is an ever increasing need of environmentally trained and conscious manpower in the job market.

  • Many government and non-governmental organisations are looking for environmentally trained graduates in the social and developmental sectors.

    Teacher- In- Charge- Dr. Priyambada Patri