The country’s first Eco-MediaLab will be set up in Bhopal

By Bhavana

‘Aparajita’ Shukla

After a recent pact between the Government of India and the Government of the United Kingdom to recognize the higher education degrees and certification of the respective countries in their own country, now Bhopal will have the first Eco-Media-Labs in the country with the help of a Norwegian diplomat, according to the MCU official.

To spread environmental and ecological issues among commoners, the state university and the former executive director of the United Nations Environment Program will work together. Speaking exclusively to “The Hitavada,” MCU Vice Chancellor KG Suresh said, “I proposed the concept of EML to former Norwegian Environment Minister Erik Solheim. He seized the question and assured to go in this direction. It will be the country’s first media lab based on environmental issues and, if all goes well, will be located in the state capital. Solheim is in the state to attend Yuva Mahapanchayat and has visited various environmental projects like Bhoj Wetland etc. ” Pic of twitter According to the VC, the new campus of the university is spread over 50 acres with a built-up area of ​​58 lakh sqft.

Surrounded by agricultural fields and adjacent biodiversity ambience. The Minister promised that very soon the details of this proposal and the characteristics of the Memoranda of Understanding will be drafted and that other processes will be undertaken this year.

Ecological issues are still confined to a niche segment instead they are an integral part of everyone’s daily life. “The power of text, images, the internet and videos to illustrate captivate or shock, is indisputable, linked to understanding. Thanks to these tools, these tools, people have instant, free and unlimited access to a large number of environmental documentaries or professional and amateur videos concerning nature and its protection through relevant websites like or similar KG says Suresh. “Blogs, Wikis, Forums and educational portals: these sites, on the one hand, provide access to a multitude of information concerning the planets and their protection. It will provide a space for communication and exchange of information and ideas, without the burden of travel, he added. Norwegian diplomat, Erik Solheim, recently said there has been a sea of ​​change over the past few years, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi must be given a lot of credit. On the debate between do we want development or do we prefer to take care of the environment, PM Modi talked about development and nature protection at the same time.

The Prime Minister spoke at length about solar energy, cleaning up the Ganges, creating jobs in the green economy and transforming into a cleaner and greener sector.

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