Chandigarh 27th March : Students, staff and management of Aryans Business School (ABS) today conducted a drive to create awareness of “Earth Hour” among the masses. In the process, people of several neighboring villages such as Nepra, Thuha and Alampur etc. were made aware of the significance and ways of celebrating the “Earth Hour” to reduce the effect of global warming on earth.
Also, an illustrious presentation was given by the faculty members on the effects of global warming on the environment. The students pledged to switch off the lights and all other electrical appliances at their homes for one hour starting 8:30 pm tomorrow.
It is to be mentioned here that Earth Hour is an annual international event created by the WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature/World Wildlife Fund), held on the last Saturday of March, that asks households and businesses to turn off their non- essential lights and electrical appliances for one hour to raise awareness towards the need to take action on climate change. This year, Earth Hour will take place on Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 8:30 pm, local time.