Department of Zoology, Dolphin (PG) Institute of Biomedical and Natural Sciences, Dehradun organised National level Online Quiz on 20 th August 2022 and Seminar cum Awareness camp on 22 nd August 2022 on the occasion of World Mosquito Day. Total 152 participations were recorded from different states of India in the Online Quiz. E certificates were awarded to the participants. On 22 nd August, students from Saraswati Vidya Mandir School, Manduwala, Sachchidanand School of Excellence and students from different departments of the institute participated in the Seminar cum Awareness camp. 100 students participated in the seminar. Dr. Beena Joshi Bhatt, Head, Department of Zoology, enlightened the participants about the importance of Mosquito Day and various diseases spread by the mosquito. She also told about the preventive measures to control the mosquitoes. Movies on the life cycle of the mosquito, about dengue and about blood sucking mechanism of mosquito were shown to the participants.
Students also participated in the slogan competition. Riya Agarwal from Saraswati Vidya Mandir School won the first prize for her slogan ‘Save Life, Save People, Kill Mosquitoes, Block and Eliminate All Breeding Sites’.
Manyta Sharma, Department of Microbiology grabbed the second prize for the slogan and third position were secured by two students from Saraswati Vidya Mandir School namely Kiran Kaintura for her slogan ‘ Fight with Mosquito Bite to Save a Human Life’ and Kartik Adhikari for his slogan in the slogan competition.