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More reports on World Environment Day from across the State

By EMN Updated: Jun 06, 2019 11:55 pm

Dimapur, June 6 (EMN): Reports on World Environment Day celebration continues to pour in from various parts of the state. Political parties, educational institutions and uniformed personnel observed the day by organising various activities such as plantation and cleanliness drives and literary competitions.


NDPP central youth organisation with Dimapur region youth organisation during the plantation drive to commemorate the ‘World Environment Day’ at Naharbari village. The plantation programme was led by Obed Quinker, NDPP general secretary.


Youth organisation of Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP), central, along with all regional youth organisations observed the ‘World Environment Day’ by undertaking mass cleanliness drive and plantation of trees in all district headquarters on June 5.

The central youth organisation conveyed appreciation to all the district/ region youth organisation members for responding positively and coming out in large number to commemorate the ‘World Environment Day.’ In keeping with the NDPP Party’s “plastic free” campaign, the NDPP central youth organisation urged upon all the youth to discourage the use of plastic and be ambassadors of the plastic-free campaign.

GHSS Phek: National Cadet Corps (boys and girls), Student Police Cadet, Eco Club and National Social Service unit of the Government Higher Secondary School, Phek, observed ‘World Environment Day by organising cleanliness drive and plantation of flowers and tree saplings in the school campus as well as in Phek town.

Longwa students:

Members of Longwa Students’ Union pose for a photograph during the plantation drive on the occasion of ‘World Environment Day.


Longwa Students’ Union (LSU) commemorated the ‘World Environment Day’ on June 5 by organising a plantation drive within the village.

The union has expressed gratitude to the District Forest Officer, Mon, for providing tree saplings for the programme.

PVHSS: Pranab Vidyapith Higher Secondary School (PVHSS), Dimapur, observed the ‘World Environment Day’ by organising drawing competition at the school’s auditorium.

The programme began with a peace prayer, followed by a speech from Moumoni Roy of Class X, who spoke about the significance of the day. Speeches were also delivered by the school’s principal Monoj Bhattacharjee, vice principal Ashok Kumar Ray, teachers Ranu Purkayastha and Inchale Hairangau. Skit was also presented by the students during the programme.


Students of NEISSR along with the principal are seen planting tree sapling on the occasion of ‘World Environment Day.’


Students of North East Institute of Social Sciences and Research (NEISSR) along with its principal Dr. Fr. CP Anto and faculty planted trees in the premises of the institute with a pledge to plant 500 trees in the town on the occasion of ‘World Environment Day.’

Speaking on the occasion, the principal encouraged the students to plant trees as lifelong mission through the years and not wait for special annual occasion. He also advised each student to make personal goal to plant at least 100 trees in a year.

Keeping in line with the pledge to plant 500 saplings in Dimapur, the students would approach the district authority and concerned department to find appropriate places during the year.


Students and community members of Zapami village during the plantation drive on the occasion of the ‘World Environment Day.’


Zapami Students’ Union (ZSU) observed the ‘World Environment Day’ on June 5 by planting 1800 tree saplings in Zapami village under Phek district.

ZSU president, Lhiwetsho Wetsah, appealed the villagers to protect and conserve its forest as trees are vital in providing clean air.

Selu Koza, Beat Forest Officer, Khezhakeno, in his short speech, appreciated the Zapami students and village community for its forest conservation efforts.

He reminded all the participating members to take responsibility in protecting its environment as they are vital for the survival of human civilisation.

About 150 members participated in the event.

ZTSBC: Youth department of Zunheboto Town Sumi Baptist Church (ZTSBC) observed the ‘World Environment Day’ by organising mass social work in Zunheboto town. Youth from across the nine sectors of the town took to the roads and cleaned their respective sectors, collected garbage, cleared drains, cut the thick overgrown bushes and disposed them.

In some sectors, the youth were joined by elders. Some groups planted tree saplings along the church compound. Altogether around 210 youth took part in the mass social work.

Shepherd School: Shepherd High School, Niuland, observes the ‘World Environment Day’ by organising prepared speech competition among the students. Forest Range Officer of Niuland town, Odangchetba, and his team graced the programme and donated sixty tree saplings.

A short glimpse into the environmental crisis and its potential dangers was presented by one of the forest range officials. The programme concluded with a prayer said by the school’s director, Shinili Jamir.

111 BSF: Commemorating the World Environment Day, 111 Battalion BSF in Satakha led by its commandant, Sanjeev Sharma and his wife Anita Sharma, all officers and troops carried out plantation drives in Zunheboto, Phek and Ukhrul in Manipur.

The troops planted various ornamental and fruit bearing trees. In his message, the commandant exhorted the troops to keep the environment clean and healthy.

Lectures, debates and drawing competition besides other activities were organised for the troops, wives of jawans and children.

LM School: LM Higher Secondary School, Mhainamtsi, in Peren district celebrated the World Environment Day by organising various activities including plantation of trees and flowers in and around the school campus, filling up of potholes along the highway near the school and cleaning of the areas around the school.

A painting competition on the theme ‘Plant trees, save lives’ was also conducted in which 35 students from Classes V to XII have participated. Prizes were awarded to both the seniors and juniors respectively.

Unity College: Unity College, Dimapur, observed World Environment Day organised by the Eco Club of the college.

The programme began with a brief introduction to World Environment Day by Subhana Rahman, while the NCC cadets presented short play on the importance of the environment.

The college’s principal, Dr. Lichumo Enie, spoke on the various environmental issues and challenges. He emphasised on the significance of the environment to Naga culture and how closely their culture is connected to nature. He encouraged the students to “reduce, reuse and recycle” to create a better and cleaner Nagaland.

One tree sapling was planted in the college campus by the principal to commemorate the event.

By EMN Updated: Jun 06, 2019 11:55:48 pm