Srinagar, 05 June (CNI): District administration Baramulla today observed World Environment Day by organizing a series of events including seminars with an aim to sensitize the people about the importance of keeping the environment clean.
The statement, a copy of which lies with News-agency Current News of India (CNI) reads that a grand function was organised by Government Degree College Boys Baramulla wherein Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar presided over the function as chief guest, while as Joint Director Planning, M.Yousuf Rather, Principal GDC Boys Baramulla besides other functionaries of concerned departments were also present.
During the program, a large number of students exhibited their interest and enthusiasm and participated in various activities related to the subject with all zeal and fervor.
While speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner highlighted the importance of the day and urged the students to be the ambassadors of Baramulla by highlighting the importance of keeping the environment clean. She appreciated the students for taking part in the function and expressing their ideas with regard to the issue.
Dr Sehrish Asgar stressed on proper segregation and disposal of waste material including degradable and non-degradable waste generated from households on a daily basis, electronic waste, and other bio-medical waste in the district. She called to make a Promise to keep our Rivers and Water Resources Clean and free from Plastic.
Appreciating the efforts of students who threw light on pollution and ways to save the earth, the DC said that it is the need of the hour to boost the confidence level of the students so that they can contribute for saving the environment.
On the occasion, a pledge-taking ceremony was held wherein all the participants took oth to adopt eco-friendly practices and shall not use non-biodegradable items and shall stop the use of plastic in our day to day activities.
Meanwhile, a News Letter was also showcased by the college authorities wherein a detailed presentation of all the events have been covered with specific relevance to the theme of the year ‘Beat Plastic Pollution, Ecosystem Restoration’.(CNI)