Karakuram Environmental Youth Society establishes in KIU
GILGIT(SYED ASAD HASAN) The most of the luminous students of department of environmental sciences KIU have decided to establish a youth forum for better sake of environment of Gilgit Baltistan with the proposed name as KEYS (Karakuram Environmental Youth Society).
The main objective of this organization is to keep the KIU campus clean and green. As concerned to the locality, Gilgit-Baltistan is naturally sanctified region of Pakistan.
They are meant to create awareness in people about all the environmental issues and sensitize them to take action. Their vision is to think global and act local! They are yearning to formulate and promote the environmental conservation strategies, its importance and as well as to attain the basic rights of Environmentalist for job hunting in all private and public institutions. They will also try to create a robust communication mechanism through which they can celebrate internationally important days like The World Environment day, Earth day, Biodiversity day and Health & Safety day etc.
The main objectives of the forum are Environmental education and awareness, Promotion of healthy values and peaceful environment in the local society, Community mobilization for their rights and responsibilities related environment, Water resource conservation and management, Promotion of Sustainable land use practices, Sustainable community development, Conservation of flora and fauna, Solid Waste management, Reduction in Deforestation and degradation, Community mobilization for their rights and responsibilities related environment, Promotion of alternate energy sources, Poverty Reduction, Enhancing literacy rate in rural areas, Capacity building for sustainable livelihood,moreover,Outside of the Campus, KEYS is likely to be involved in both medium and small scales projects for private sector and community through financial assistance of local, national and international financing institutions. Our approach will be to consult, facilitate, mobilize, outreach and interact with all the stakeholders and enable communities to work in harmony for achieving national sustainable development goals in the field of environment.
In the light of above mentioned areas they have submitted application in H.O.D’s office for registration. They are determined to root out the basic flaws which are cause of degrading environment. They have requested to the youth of G-b to support the forum to educate more and more people about quality of Environment. They were of the view that Voice chancellor KIU will appreciate such forums which are working for sustainability of environment. The forum will be also helpful in minimizing sectarian mentality in Youth by giving opportunities in field of Environment.