Dimapur, March 10: An awareness campaign on conservation of forest & environment was held at Patkai Christian College, Chumukedima, on March 8, organized by Nagaland Zoological Park, Dimapur in collaboration with Department of Philosophy, Patkai Christian College. The programme was held with an aim to provide enhanced learning experience for the students of Philosophy Department as part of their skill paper – Environment Philosophy.
Speaking at the occasion, Dr Prabhat Kumar, IFS, Director, Nagaland Zoological Park, highlighted the importance of forest as well as wildlife and the relation between the two. He discussed the threats and challenges that Nagaland faces with respect to conservation of forest and environment. He urged the students to take proactive part in conservation as youths of the society and also to be trend setters for the same.
Lansothung Lotha, RFO, Baghty briefed the students on “Biodiversity: A Nagaland Perspective”. He presented a critical assessment on environmental issues in Nagaland and encouraged the students to put more thoughts in matters related to conservation.
This was followed by a debate session on the topic “Conservation and Development”. The programme concluded with vote of thanks by Dr Wojanbeni S Yanthan, HoD, Department of Philosophy, Patkai Christian College. (Page News Service)