World Population Day!

Go Forth And Multiply! That’s what the human population has successfully been doing for thousands and thousands of years, expanding, exploring, migrating, conquering, utilizing, evolving, civilizing, industrializing, and now, destroying the very land upon which we live.

With 1,130,000,000 (1.13 billion) people, India is currently the world’s second largest country. India crossed the one billion mark in the year 2000, one year after the world’s population crossed the six billion threshold.

“Awareness makes all the difference.”

Events lined up for World Population Day celebrations:

1. Students from 1st PU are going to be coming to all your classes and giving you a small peppy and enlightening talk about Population Awareness.

2. Students who are a part of the Excellent Students Programme, will be doing a presentation on Population on Wednesday, 8th July 2009 from 3 to 4 pm. This is for all the 2nd year art students. Anyone else interested is free to come!

The topics that will be covered are:

(a) Demographic Dividend

(b) Theories of population

(c) Causes and Consequences of population

(d)Policies and measures to control population

“Awareness makes all the differnce.”

Samiksha Jalan, Student Representative, SSA

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