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World Environment Day 2018 Celebrated


World Environment Day 2018 State-wide celebration of World Environment Day 2018 


June 5, 2018 | Sikkim




World Environment Day 2018 with the UNEP theme “Beat Plastic Pollution”was celebrated in grandeur throughout the State of Sikkim on Tuesday the 5th of June hugely participated by students and teachers, panchayats, municipalities, NGOs, JFMCs, EDCs, urban and local bodies, private companies, political dignitaries and public at large. While the entire State was engrossed with the Mother Nature taking up plantation, weeding, cleanliness drives and other environment wellbeing actions for spreading awareness highly maintaining the consciousness stature of the State. At the schools, World Environment day was celebrated with the events such as plantation drives, cleanliness drives, eco competitions on essay writing, painting, slogan, debates, and skits suitably highlighting the natural and cultural.


The state level event was organised by the Forest department at Biraspati Parsai Government senior Secondary School Ranipool East Sikkim. While the district level events were organised at Kabi North Sikkim, Tashiding West Sikkim and Nadugaon South Sikkim. Various programmes such as plantation drive, cleanliness drive, eco-competitions on essay writing, painting and debates; rally were organised at the school and local level by district/ divisions of the State Forests, Environment and Wildlife Management. The district level programmes were graced by local political dignitaries as the chief guest and participated in numbers by students, teachers, panchayats, local NGOs, private companies, government officers and general public.


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