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WED: Institutions undertake cleanliness drive in Nagaland

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By EM Bureau Updated: Jun 07, 2023 12:34 am

DIMAPUR/ KOHIMA — The National Service Scheme (NSS) unit and  Environmental Science department of Oriental College Kohima, in collaboration with Royal Club Kohima, conducted a cleanliness drive from the college campus to Razhü Point as part of the ongoing celebration of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM) coinciding with the World Environment Day on June 5 in the state capital.

The activity was carried out under the banner: #Beat plastic pollution.

Members of Royal Club Kohima led the cleanliness drive together with students of the college. It was informed that the main motive of the cleanliness programme was to promote cleanliness, maintenance of public property and to stop plastic pollution which has become a global issue.

SAYO, SASU: The Southern Angami Youth Organisation (SAYO) and Southern Angami Students’ Union (SASU) jointly observed World Environment Day at Dzükou valley on June 5 on the theme “Ura Uvie, Ura Ukhrie.”

A cleanliness drive was carried out at Dzükou valley and its vicinity to bring awareness and exhibit the love and care for God gifted Dzükou valley, said SAYO president Metekhrielie Mejura.

He stated that June 5 is observed worldwide to take action and spread awareness on the importance and benefit of healthy environment.

On behalf of SAYO, Mejura acknowledged and extended gratitude to the individuals, groups, team, bodies, department, paramilitary forces and all concerned for undertaking cleanliness activities at Dzükou valley.

HSS: Herbert Spencer School at Walford in Dimapur also observed the World Environment Day by planting tree saplings, painting competition and installing dust bins in public area.

In a brief programme, the school headmaster, Tasiwang, reminded the student on their responsibility to take care of the planet and also set example for others.

It stated that Education and Science Forum, an NGO, assisted the staff and students in their campaign for a plastic-free environment and in organising the painting competition.

Other organisations including Altrura Society (AuS), Baptist Mission School Jotsoma; Charis High Academy, Immanuel College, Lotha Students’ Union (LSU), Modern Higher Secondary School Kohima, Nagaland Science Centre, ICFAI University Nagaland, Pranab Vidyapith Higher Secondary School, Saint Savio High School Chümoukedima, Kohima Science College, Livingstone Foundation International College, MGM Higher Secondary School, and Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) have also observed World Environment Day.

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By EM Bureau Updated: Jun 07, 2023 12:34:43 am
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