Tuesday, December 3, 2019


An educational talk on the topic benefits and dangers of synthetic chemicals was organised on 3rd December 2019 for the students of classes 10 to 12.This discourse was part of the curriculum activities being conducted under British Council ISA programme.
The resource person was the eminent academician of J&K Dr.Ashaq Hussain , Principal /Nodal Officer ,Government Degree College , Chatroo, Kishtwar.
Dr. Hussain discussed in details the advantages as well as the dangers of exposure to chemicals in our daily lives. Especially the chemicals that we consume through preserved and packged food. He informed the gathering that while some food additives and preservatives provide nutritional benefits or improve food safety, others -- from dyes and flavourings to thickeners and whiteners -- are added for consumer appeal and have known or potential health risks. He also educated the audience about the dangers of excessive use of fertilizers , insecticides and pesticides.
It was a highly informative and educative session for the students an d teachers as it made them aware of these hidden toxins and motivated them to adopt their healthier options.