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CARE Foundation celebrates World Environment Day

Care foundation

Dimapur, June 6: A part of 2-day celebrations on the occasion of World Environment Day, CARE Foundation organised a fancy dress, drawing competition and a cleanliness drive on the theme “Think green , keep it clean ” at Jalukie B. Around 215 children participated in the competition.
President Women’s Association Jalukie B, Kigum N Hau and Administrator, Baptist Senior Secondary School, Pehiato judged the competition as special guests . Speaking on the occasion they thanked CARE foundation for their initiative and gave their valuable insights and guidance to the gathering.
It was followed by a cleanliness drive by the community at the Community hall, Market Shed and playground area of Jalukie B. The community gathered in a true spirit and pledged to achieve a litter free environment.
Day 2 of the continued celebrations witnessed a community tree plantation drive
ADC Jalukie, Dr Tinojongshi Chang and the chairman of Jalukie B, Azui Newme graced the occasion as the chief guests along with other special invitees. The people of Jalukie B came together as a community and planted over 50 saplings in the vicinity of the Jalukie B Council Hall.
Speaking on the occasion Dr Tinojongshi thanked CARE foundation for giving him this opportunity and shared his valuable insights on sustainable ways and means of preserving the environment.
Addressing the gathering, Newme thanked the people of Jalukie B to have come together for such a noble cause and stressed upon the importance and awareness of preserving the nature for a better and greener future.
The plantation drive was followed by impressive stage performances by children and the prize distribution ceremony. Dr Tinojongshi felicitated the prize winners and boosted their morale. (Page News Service)