NGOs, societies join ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ drive in Nagaland

All Nagaland Taxi Association (ANTA) Wokha Unit celebrated World Environment Day 2018 in line with the United Nation theme ‘Beat Plastic pollution’ by clearing drainages, plastic waste from DC Office ‘Y’ Junction to Kashmir Lodge ‘Y’ Junction.


To mark World Environment Day, members of Hindu Yuva Sanga participated in the Cleanup campaign organized by Dimapur Municipal Council. HYS members also organieds a tree plantation campaign under the theme ‘Green Revolution: A best solution to arrest pollution.’ The members visited PVHSS, Ramjanaki Higher Secondary School, Dimapur Railway High School, SD Jain HSS, and Vidhya Bhawan School and distributed plants. HYS also joined Vidhya Bhawan School in Beat Plastic Pollution Signature Campaign.


Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Zunheboto Nagaland University celebrated World Environment Day at Government Middle School Sumisettsu, under Akuluto Block of Zunheboto District. The programme was attended by Dr. Visakho Shunyu, Dr. Kundan Kumar and Wapangtoshi, all SMS of KVK, teachers and students of GMS Sumisettsu. Later, Ashok tree was planted in the School campus.


Anglers Association Nagaland and Department of Fisheries, Government of Nagaland observed World Environment Day with the theme ‘Beat the plastics pollution’ on June 5 at Fisheries Department Complex, Nagarjan, Dimapur. Kevisa Kense, Director, Fisheries and AAN President lead the campaign programme. The main highlights of the programme were banner campaign, tree plantation and cleanness drive.


Dimabang Halali Hosom (Society), Nagaland observed World Environment Day by planting saplings at various place in Dhansiripar area such as at the reserved site of Dimasa Public Organisation at Government High School, Dhansiripar and also at Dhansiripar Village Gate.


JDA Probationers carrying out a mass social work in commemoration of World Environment Day at Training, Research and Monitoring Institute, Dimapur on June 5.


Krishi Vigyan Kendra Mon celebrated World Environment Day under National Innovations Climate Resilient in Agriculture- Technology Demonstration Component (NICRA- TDC) project at Government Middle School, Ngangchnig Village. A total of 122 participants including school students, teachers, farmers and social workers etc attended the programme. Tree seedlings were planted around the school campus and seedling were also distributed to the farmers.


Northern Angami Youth Organization (NAYO) observed World Environment day at NAYO office site, Chiephobozou at Northern centre on June 5.


Green Creations Etshe Society, Pfutsero in collaboration with the SPDO and the 9th Coy Assam Rifles Pfutsero World Environment day by planting 280 trees covering about 2 km by the roadside that leads to Glory Peak on June 5. The event was supported by the ADC Pfutsero, Chakhesang Students’ Union and Dapulu Lea, a progressive farmer from Tsupfume village of Phek district.


Kohima Chamber of Commerce & Industries (KCCI) held a free recyclable paper bag distribution in the main town, where paper bags were distributed to the shopkeepers, pedestrians, shoppers and students. The theme of the day was ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ and ‘promote paper bags’.


Observing the World Environment Day, the members Legends Group, Toluvi village Dimapur planted 50 tree saplings around the village with the theme ‘Plant for the planet’ on June 5.


Staff of Dimapur Municipal Council took part in the World Environment Day cleanliness activity at City Tower, Dimapur on June 5. (Morung Photo)


Youth Department of Dimapur Sumi Baptist Church observed the ‘Green Sunday’ initiated by the four fellowship churches under DSBC PWD/SUPPLY, DC Court, IV/LRC and United North Block on June 3.


Khar Student Union (KSU) and GHS Khar celebrated World Environment Day where the Village Council paid visit to school and participated along with staff and students of the school. A short speech on World Environment Day was delivered by Jongpongnungsang, President, KSU.


Marking the World Environment Day, the Pfutseromi Village Council observed the day by distributing Cinnamomun Zeylanicum tree sapling to every house hold and requested every household to plant it to make our world a better place. A total of 550 tree saplings were distributed to mark the event.


Rotomi Students’ Union also took part in the World Environment Day by planting more than 1000 tree saplings at Rotomi village (both old and new) on Tuesday. Members of the village assisted the RSU in planting the saplings.