World environment day celebrated in Namrup
Namrup: Today all over the world is facing natural calamities due to cutting of green lands and making buildings, sky towers. Here in Namrup the World Environmental Day is celebrated by Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited (BVFCL) with in a befitting manner with great zeal and enthusiasm.
Some of the notable activities undertaken as a part of celebration are Essay and Drawing competition in all nearby schools to create awareness amongst the school students about environmental issues. A procession was organised by Basundhara Jatiya Vidyalaya students and teacher in the theme of 'Beat Plastic Pollution ' .
1000 plantation saplings were planted in schools and many organisation on the occasion under aegis of District Administration, Dibrugarh in connection with World Environment day. A week long observation ended with a seminar on this year UNEP theme, " Beat Plastic Pollution " held in BVFCL Training centre in the afternoon of 5th June where employees , students , teacher , and guardians were present.
Prizes for the essay and drawing competition were distributed amongst the 79 winning students at this seminar.
On the other hand Forest department also celebrated the environmental day by planting more than 400 saplings in dillighat area with corporation NTPS State Bank Namrup Branch , AGP Regional Committee , Poribekh Huraikhya Sanstha , Namrup Press and Society , CRPF , CISF and other organisations.
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