The Biology Society of GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar, organized an extension lecture on 'Local environmental issues and community participation'. Dr. Charan Kumar, Associate Professor, A.S. College Khanna, as the guest speaker was welcomed and introduced by Prof. Gurpreet Kaur Deol, HOD. Dr. Charan in his address discussed in detail various environmental issues like solid waste, biodiversity, excessive use of pesticides, deforestation, and their impact on human health. He inspired the students by showing his self-designed low cost hydroponic unit and encouraged them to start their own kitchen garden using organic manure. He practically demonstrated methods for indoor seed germination and growing of healthy plants using a nutrient solution prepared from vermicompost. Principal Prof. Jaswant Singh presented the vote of thanks and congratulated the department of zoology for organizing the event. Prof. Major Singh, Prof. Harjinder Kaur and Prof. Priyanka were, also, present on this occasion.