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ESSAYCON 2019


PCRWR in collaboration with Technology Times, UNICEF & HHRD has organized a national level essay contest (EssayCon 2019) to create the scientific temper among the undergraduate students from science and engineering universities/colleges. The topic for the event was ‘Hand washing by all’; Clean Green Pakistan will leave no one behind.About 160 students from more than 70 universities and colleges of Pakistan participated.

The prize distribution ceremony was held at PCRWR auditorium on January 17, 2020. The welcome address was given by Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Chairman PCRWR. He also shared his thoughts about the teachings of Islam for cleanliness, hand washing and plantation of tree. Mr. Syed Paras Ali Shah briefly described the procedure essay writing contest adopted by Technology Times. The guest of honor Mr. RizwanBaig, Deputy Country Director HHRD gave emphasizes on the importance of water quality and water conservation. The chief guest Dr. Rashid Aftab Director Ripha University emphasizes on the triple helix model through the collaboration of industries academia and research institutes to solve our major problems. At the end the prizes were distributed by the guests.