Thursday, June 20, 2024
North East

Arunachal Guv urges people to adopt environment-friendly practices

Itanagar, June 1: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Lt Gen K T Parnaik on Thursday urged people to adopt environment-friendly practices and healthy lifestyles to save energy and water.
He participated in the ‘Mission LIFE: Lifestyle for Environment’, a mass mobilisation programme at Raj Bhavan here.
He also emphasised on the need to come together and take ‘Lifestyle for Environment’ forward as a campaign.
Parnaik appealed to people to reduce single-use plastic and adopt a sustainable food system.
The governor also urged them to become ‘pro planet people’ so that they can ensure a safe and sustainable future for the generation to come.
Parnaik also administered the ‘Lifestyle for Environment’ pledge to the participants on the occasion, a Raj Bhawan communiqué said.
The governor, while stressing on cleanliness, focused on ‘reduce, reuse and recycle’ practices by every citizen.
He also suggested the use of public transport, CNG and electric vehicles, solar appliances and biogas to prevent air pollution.
Parnaik said that environment today is a “great concern for all”, and every individual must take steps to preserve and protect natural resources. (PTI)