‘Know about the ill-effects of pollution’

‘Know about the ill-effects of pollution’

ITANAGAR, Jun 4: Hundreds of students from various schools of capital complex and security men from CRPF, 31st Bn participated in a mass social service, organized by the department of Environment & Forests in state capital here.

Additional Principal Conservator of Forest, R K Singh while addressing the gathering said that we are celebrating the World Environment Day tomorrow and this year the focus is on plastic, which is biodegradable agent and is polluting the environment as like other agents in various forms posing danger in times to come. It is slowly affecting our health and existence.

He said that every year we celebrate WED for generating mass awareness on protection of environment.

Another official, Dohu Robin said that we are organizing several programmes to mark WED celebration, apart from social service and this year’s theme is ‘beat plastic pollution’ and our focus is on it.

He appealed the masses to know about the ill-effects of pollution and get away from it through various measures.

Literary and painting competitions are being held the prizes of which will be given away tomorrow at a function, organized by the department.

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