More reports on World Environment Day celebration in state

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Dimapur, June 6: Er. Zale Neikha, Advisor for Youth Resources & Sports ,Nagaland speaking at the launching program of Village Adoption program under District Planning & Development Board ( DPDB) cum Observation of World Environment day on June 1 at Kezo Basa under 15 Southern -II Assembly constituency, Kohima.
Neikha have highlighted about the concept and vision of the village adoption program under DPDB Kohima and requested both the village adoption committee ( VAC) members & the citizen of the Kezo Basa to work unitedly in all front of the projects & activities to be taken up and assured all support from his side.
Earlier the welcome address was delivered by Dievi Naki, Chairman Kezo Basa.
The program was chaired by .C.Dory Yanthan, District Fishery Officer ,Kohima & Convener VAC.After the program, Advisor Neikha planted tree sapling in observing the world environment day.
Zunheboto Govt College:
Keeping pace with the rest of the world, the ‘world environment day’ was celebrated on Tuesday in Zunheboto Government College, jointly organized by NSS unit & Department of Environmental Science, Government College Zunheboto.
In his message, Principal Mr. T. Allong Tzudir has said that, trees absorbs the carbon dioxide And gives us oxygen, which is the most important element that keeps us alive.He therefore ecouraged the gathering to love the trees, take ownership and initiatives in afforestation.
He also said that, According to UN resolution, every country should have at least 23 and half percent of the total geographical areas, to be covered by trees. Where India has shortfall of it, conserving only 22% forest cover at present stage.” Tzudir said.
“When we think globally, we should also act globally. Saving our environment is not only for our country, but it is for the whole world.” He said.
Principal Tzudir also expressed his gratitude to Vikugha Kiba, DPO Land Resources Department Zunheboto for contributing tree saplings. At least 250 tree saplings of various kinds were planted around college compound with the participation of all the faculties and the students.
TGSU:
Tesophenyu Group Students’ Union celebrated world environment day with Dr. Shasinle Seb (Medical Officer Primary Health Centre Tesophenyu) as the resource speaker under the theme “Nurture Nature for Better Future” at Tesophenyu community hall. The celebration encompassed four villages where plantation drive was initiated with volunteers from GHS Tesophenyu and Executives of TGSU.
The speaker for the day highlighted about inception of world environment day, stressing on theme “Beat Plastic Pollution” of current World Environment Day with India as a host country. She also exhorted initiating protection and promotion of rich Mother Nature and dealt with the challenges that pose threat and confront rural community on nature. “It is of paramount importance from a tender age being students to inculcate awareness of protecting, “she said.
The formal programme concluded with Prize Distribution Of Best Art from three categories witnessing a host of participation from students of GHS Tesophenyu and GMS Tesophenyu, teachers, TesophenyuGroup Public Union( Central),Tesophenyu Village Council, Tribunals of TGSU,Pastors from TLBC and TUBC.
CAN Youth:
In commemoration with World Environment Day, Project SPATIAL under CAN Youth organized a Drawing Competition based on the theme: ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ in collaboration with Director, Nagaland Zoological Park, Department of Environment Forests & Climate Change and YES BANK.
The competition was held at the Project SPATIAL intervene school, Government Middle School Sematila, Government High School Purana Bazaar, Government High School Dhansiripar, Millennial Vision School Burma Camp and Viphuho Foundation School.
The Drawing Competition started with awareness program on Harmful of Plastics to Human Being and Environment by CAN Youth Team and Interaction with YES BANK Staff in all the five schools.
The winners of the Drawing Competition from the respective schools are Lovito Shohe, Ronald Mech and Nekenyangla Longkumer from Viphuho Foundation School Purana Bazaar, Rotno Maya Chettry, Puja Gowala and Gerson Pame from Government High School Dhansiripar, Sonia Das, Salma K and Bishwa from Millennial Vision School Burma Camp, Wangyei K, Holitoli Yeptho and Lailee from Government High School Purana Bazaar, Karai Pame, Bipna Limbu and Ishita Das from Government Middle School Sematila.
Jenpu Rongmei, Chief Functionary on behalf of CAN Youth extend its heartfelt gratitude to Director Nagaland Zoological Park, Department of Environment Forests & Climate Change and YES BANK for Sponsoring the Prizes, Ninoto Zhimomi and Zachumo Ezung for sponsoring Chart Papers, Diku Zeliang from RCDC Society Peren and Dhansiripar Youth Organisation for extending their physical help.
Team Project SPATIAL (CAN Youth) thank all the Students Participation and School Authority for the successful of Drawing Competition.
AKTD:
The Ao Students’ Union Dimapur (AKTD) has organized a Tree Plantation Drive as a part of its year long Golden jubilee celebration on the occasion of the World Environment Day on June 5.
The tree plantation was done in Naga Cemetery, Inter State Bus Terminus, Dimapur Government College and Senden Reju Dimapur by the respective village unit under AKTD. They will also be responsible to take care of the plants they have planted today till the trees fully grown in respective places. Cash award also instituted by the AKTD Golden Jubilee Planning Committee for the best growers of the plants and the award will be given away during the culmination of the Jubilee program scheduled to be held on the last part of this year.
In a brief formal launching program held on Tuesday morning at Senden Reju, official representative from Forest department, Vivika A.Sema, Forest Range Officer thanked the AKTD for its initiative in making environment better and encouraged the students not only think of protecting environment but think seriously to create better environment where protection will never be a problem. He also appealed the students to take active part in beating the Plastic pollution as chosen theme for this year World Environment Day and create awareness with ones own action.
This year our idea of plantation doest not end with plantation of saplings but we will also let them grow with our utmost care, the AKTD president, Lanutoshi Aier said.
PVHSS Dimapur: Pranab Vidyapith Hr.Sec. School, Dimapur celebrated World Environment Day today through various activities like paintings & posters exhibition, discussions, plantation, cleaning etc.
The aim of the celebration was to bring awareness about the degradation of environment and to preserve natural resources for maintaining the successful existence in the planet.
A student of class 9, Asmita Anand spoke about the environment degradation, climate change and global warming. Bimal Singh (A/T) spoke about the aims and objectives of the celebration. Principal Monoj Bhattacharjee made aware the students about the problems of non-biodegradable wastes and asked to take pledge not to use plastic bottles and use and throw plastic bags.
The students of Pranab Vidyapith also joined in the cleaning drive organized by Dimapur Municipal Council.
Immanuel College: Immanuel College celebrated World Environment Day under the theme ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ today. A programme was organised by the Eco Club for the students and the faculty members. The speaker for the programme was Shumbenthung Odyuo, Asst.Prof.
The programme was chaired by Lokali, B.Sc 5th Sem. The programme was followed by a cleanliness drive by the Eco Club members of Immanuel College.
Touch of Hope School: To mark the occasion of the World Environment Day 2018, the Touch of Hope School (a project of Touch of Hope Ministries) in Shokhuvi, Dimapur observed the event at its school premises today to encourage awareness and action for the protection of the environment among the students.
The school organized a painting competition on the theme – the effect of deforestation and Go Green – among the participating students. A social work was also held in the school campus to mark the occasion.
Enlightening the students about this year’s environment day theme, the principal Lanuchuba Imchen spoke about the dangerous impacts of plastics against the environment and the need to minimize its use. The principal also talked about the need to protect the environment, maintain cleanliness and to not throw rubbish randomly but to make use of the dustbin provided in the campus.
Director of the institute, Nungsangmeren spoke about the global climate change, impacting even Dimapur, which is getting warmer each year due to uncontrolled felling of trees and deforestation. He encouraged the students to plant more trees, to nurture and care for them as well.
Hayiyan Elementary School: Along with the rest of the world a small village school Hayiyan Elementary School at Rural Bhandari region of Lio Wokha – Hayiyan Village observed World Environment Day. The programme was organised by HES along with Hayiyan Village Council (HVC) and supported by Bethesda Youth Welfare Centre, Dimapur.
The program was organised to encourage the young students to preserves their bio-diversity in protect ting their forest by planting more trees. To mark the observance day planting of Arica nut tree was initiated in the village areas.
WC Humtsoe, chief functionary of Bethesda Youth Welfare was assisted by three young environmentalist Mhademo, Zujamo and Jolie of Hayiyan Elementary School in planting the first sapling to mark the occasion.
CTBS YM: Changtongya Town Baptist Church Youth Ministry observed the World Environment Day by donating a dustbin each to all the offices and schools under Changtongya Town jurisdiction.
Co-op Dept: The Department of Cooperation joined the rest of the world in observing the World Environment Day 2018. A simple function was held in the Office of the Registrar of Cooperative Societies, Nagaland, to observe the World Environment Day 2018 under the theme ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’.
Temjensangla, Deputy Secretary, Cooperation Department, highlighted about the hazards of disposable plastics. She emphasised upon the damages inflicted on the ecosystem due to selfish human activities and encouraged the department employees to take proactive actions in protecting the environment. She also impressed upon the harmful effects of haphazard disposal of plastic bags, which in turn choke the environment, especially the aquifers.
Challenging the gathering, she urged the department to create awareness amongst cooperative societies about pollutants and its adverse effects and to adopt environmental friendly measures to safeguard the environment.
EIS Dimapur: Saplings were implanted at the Dimapur Club premises in Midland by the students as well as the teachers of Euro International School, Dimapur as part of the World Environment Day. The school authorities motivated the students to plant more and more trees in order to make the surroundings green. The students were taught that nature should be cared for as it is important to look after our environment in order to make earth a better place to live.
(Page News Service)