Dimapur, October 14: Two-day state level training programme on “Climate Change and Global Warming” was organized by Earth Friendly Generation (EFG), Nagaland and Vishwa Yuvak Kendra, New Delhi on October 10 and 11 at Northern Angami Youth Organization (NAYO) Conference Hall, Chiephobozou Town, Kohima, Nagaland with Akangmeren Imchen, Scientist ‘B’ from Nagaland Pollution Control Board as the Special Guest.
Addressing the participants, Akangmeren Imchen spoke about the pollution in Nagaland and a media presentation was shown on various pollution which creates problem in the state.
He stated that various dumping site in the state create landslide and even more pollution when the waste are burned. Besides, he also encouraged the participants to put more importance of eco-friendly products rather than the use of market products which are really harmful for environment and to health.
He encouraged the participants to never forget their roots and continue with their hard work to create a peaceful environment.
He emphasised on the single use plastic in the state which is the biggest and a common threat to our aquatic animal and requested the trainee to go alternative of making solution. In his concluding note he emphasised on the need of better environment for our survival.
Vineizo Tsiirho, General Secretary of Chiephobozou Town Council in his message spoke about the ozone depletion which is at high risk for all the living being. The quality of our planet earth should remain and every individual is responsible for it, he stated.
Director of Earth Friendly Generation EFG, Keduolhoukho Chadi began his welcome note requesting all the participants to support this global move to fight against the Climate Change and Global Warming. He emphasized on the purposed of Earth Friendly Generation and its initiative towards preserving our environment in the state and also set an new trends to work on eco-friendly products i.e tradition ways of using leaf plates, leaf cups, leaf bowls etc.
He concluded his note saying every individual should take a step forward and make our future generation a better place to live.
Rajeev Nirmal, Programe Officer from Vishwa Yuvak Kendra (VYK) stated that this state level training program is a way to create an awareness among the people in the state of Nagaland though comparing to micro city like Delhi, Nagaland has a good climate. However, he said a city like Delhi has air pollution and people living in the city has faced a problem of getting quality air.
During the 2-day state level training programme, Dzüvichüü Chadi and Avinuo Ziephrü from Naga Hub Centre took a session for the participants on how to make plate, cup, bowl using banana leaf. Besides Ongalo and Wawe from The Coming Generation (TCG) also gave training on paper bags making for all the participants.
The event was compered by Dziesezelie Sanchu. A total of 121 participants from Government Department, NGOs, CBOs, and SHGs attended the training programme.
(Page News Service)