Rock Walk organized at MANUU Campus

Hyderabad, March 20: The H.K. Sherwani Centre for Deccan Studies (HKS-CDS), Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) and Society to Save Rocks, Hyderabad jointly organized ‘Rock Walk’ in MANUU Campus to bring awareness about the rich rock formations in the campus which have been declared notified heritage rocks.

Large number of students and enthusiasts from the city participated in the walk around the campus where they were informed about the rock formations. These rocks also formed natural ponds and are a home for a variety of flora and fauna.

Society to Save Rocks said the walk was conducted with an aim to preserve and protect the spectacular ancient granite formations of the Deccan Plateau. Prof. Syed Ainul Hasan, Vice Chancellor, MANUU, while speaking on the occasion encouraged the society for conducting such activities among the student community.

Rock Walk organized at MANUU Campus
Rock Walk organized at MANUU Campus

The walk was followed by lectures on geological diversity of the Deccan and the rich rock legacy of the region by Prof. A.C. Narayana, Dept. of Geology, UoH, Kobita Dass Kolli, Botanist and Prof. Praveen Raj Saxena, Department of Geochemistry, OU.

The walk was coordinated by Prof. Salma Ahmed Farooqui and Dr. A. Subash from HKS-CDS.

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