World Environment Day was celebrated - VKV Jirdin
World Environment Day was celebrated today in VKV Jirdin. The programme was started around 9.00 a.m. with lighting of the lamp by the Chief Guest Sri. Abhinav Kumar ( District Forest Officèr , Aalo,West Sìang District). Principal VKV Jirdin welcomed the Chief Guest and everyone present in the programme and threw light on the importance of the day. The Chief Guest Sri. Abhinav Kumar ( District Forest Officer, West Siang District) was felicitated by the Principal with a Assamese floral gamucha and a bouquet of flowers. A speech on the importance of the day was delivered by a student of class X Km. Eesha Lollen and an action song on the theme "Save trees ; Save lives" was presented by the students of class IX.
The Chief Guest Sri. Abhinav Kumar addressed to the students n created awareness among the students by providing them information how globally World Environment Day is going to be celebrated.
In his speech , he mentioned about the special significance World Environment Day of our country this year as our country has been selected from a host of 143 countries to be the host for the celebration of World Environment Day 2018, which indeed is an honour to us. Alongside a big challenge and responsibility. This year the theme selected for this day is "Beat Plastic Pollution", which is a call to action for all of us to come together to combat one of the greatest environment challenges which our country faces. He further said, the theme "Beat Plastic Pollution " invites us all to consider how we can make a change in our everyday life to reduce the heavy burden of plastic pollution in our national basis, our wild lifes and our lives. And how plastic pollution has gripped our world like a disease and is rotting our world every possible days.
The Chief Guest concluded his speech by requesting the students community to take a solemn pledge as responsible citizens to first understand the gravity of the problem before starting how big the problem is before starting to solve it. He stressed on the young students to bring a change gradually by saying "No" to plastic firmly.
Lastly, the programme was winded with shanti mantra.