From a Correspondent
Dibrugarh, June 6: World Environment Day, under the initiative of District Pollution Board, was celebrated with a day-long event at Graham Bazaar Girls’ High School on Sunday. Planting of trees, pollution test of vehicles, art and quiz competition were the programmes which were organized as part of World Environment Day celebration.
The Assistant Executive Engineer of Pollution Control Board, Assam Regiol Branch, SK Sarmah and JK Gogoi and Principal in-charge of Dibrugarh Graham Bazaar Girls’ High School, Utpola Sarmah, distributed saplings among the people which were provided by the forest department.
In a joint effort, the District Transport Department and traffic police authorities carried out pollution test on all vehicles at the Auto Pollution Centre at Mancotta Road.
The themes given to the participating students for the art competition were beauty of ture, environment pollution, and tural living habitats of animals. Students of Class V-Class X in five groups took part in the art competition.
Later, in the meeting presided over by Utpola Sarmah, the Assistant Lecturer of Petroleum Engineering Department, Dibrugarh University , yan Medhi and retired Assistant Engineer of Pollution Control Board, Dilip Boruah, talked extensively about protection of wild animals, thereby emphasizing steps to be taken for anti-poaching and the means of controlling pollution.
Later, the vote of thanks was delivered by Padma Gohain.