‘Youths should be encouraged to join movement of safeguarding environment’

A one-day awareness and exchange programme on Preservation and Conservation of Environment and Climate Change was held at Shilheipung, Imphal East district on Sunday.

 

A one-day awareness and exchange programme on Preservation and Conservation of Environment and Climate Change was on Sunday held at Shilheipung, Imphal East district, jointly organised by Shilheipung and Intelligent Knowledge and Skill Centre (IKOSC).

Shilheipung director, Ashok Konjengbam said that initially Shilheipung was an infertile place but after initiating special conservation and plantation, it turned into a place of greenery. It is very important to give awareness on conservation of environment and climate change to the youths so as to make them involved in protecting the environment. Youths should be encouraged to join the movement of safeguarding the environment, he added.

Deputy director of Directorate of Environment and Climate Change, T Brajakumar; environment activist, Rajesh Salam and director of Indian Birds Conservation Network, Indigenous Perspective, Ram Wangkheirakpam interacted with the students during the programme.

First Published:Nov. 9, 2020, 2:34 p.m.

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