Mon. Nov 29th, 2021

World Peace University suggest Eradication of Biological and Chemical Weapons;

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Hyderabad June27 (HS)

 

The threat of biological warfare and bioterrorism is a burning issue worldwide, especially when the entire globe is fighting  COVID-19 pandemic. There have been multiple speculations which have been raised regarding the origin of the virus, some claiming it to be a trigger for biological warfare.

 

The current escalating border tensions between India and China, increased threat of terrorism, calls for an urgent need to evaluate the threat posed by bio chemical weapons. The two important bodies BWC and BWCO (Biological Weapons Convention and Organisation) which are responsible for getting rid of weapons of mass destruction, unfortunately, do not hold an authority to abolish any decision.

 

To draw light on this issue MIT World Peace University,  conducted a four day virtual International Conference on Eradication of biological and chemical weapons. The conference saw active participation from across the globe with more than 20,000 plus participants. Through this conference, the University aimed to spread awareness and awaken the youth against bio-warfare. The conference also focused on its end goal of establishing a legal discourse towards curbing research and development of such weapons.

Prof. Dr. Vishwanath D. Karad – Founder President, of University said “The COVID-19 pandemic has created utmost disruption in our mundane lives. Many do speculate that the breakout of the virus was purposely indented to take over world supremacy. Sadly, due to some nation’s greed we humans are the ones who suffer the most.”

 

Rahul V. Karad, Vice President – MAEER’s MIT Group, said “ We all know that  COVID-19 pandemic has brought our lives to a standstill, it is high time that we rethink the way the world functions. As an educational institute dedicated to the idea of world peace, we staunchly believe in working towards the eradication of biochemical weapon.”

 

Speaking on the conference Dr. N T Rao, Vice chancellor, MIT-WPU said “In this International Conference various intellectual minds have come together to appeal to the United Nations  to destroy this impending threat caused by chemical and biological weapons. At MIT WPU, believers of world peace collectively speak, deliberate and come to a conclusion and pass the resolution for the betterment of the world “.

 

“Through this conference we were able to reach out to the youth of the nation and most importantly sensitize them towards the threat against bio-chemical weapons. We have  successfully submitted a plea to the United Nations and the Prime Minister’s office and we stay committed towards taking this to a logical conclusion,” concludes Pravin V Patil, CEO, Centre for Industry said

 

The four day-long virtual conferences, saw many eminent spokespersons  discussing and sharing their expertise on different aspects of bio warfare and to create legal framework. Some of the prominent personalities were Justice K. G. Balakrishnan – Former Chief Justice of India, Former Chairperson, National Human Rights Commission of India (NHRC),   Dr. Rajendra Singh – Well Known Water Conservationist, G V V Sarma, ,Member secretary , National disaster management authority Government of India ,Dr.A. Velumani – Founder, Chairman and Managing Director, Thyrocare Technologies Ltd. & Former Scientist, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC, Arif Mohammed Khan –  Governor of Kerala, Former Cabinet Minister,  Prof. Dr. Astana Basu – Director ICMR-National Institute of Virology,  Salman Khurshid- former Union Minister