DBC Tura observes World Environment Day through Webinar
The Don Bosco College, Tura on 05th June 2021 joined the entire world to celebrate World Environment Day. To commemorate the event, the College organised a Webinar on the theme “Ecosystem Restoration through Stakeholders”
Shmt. Agatha K. Sangma, Hon’ble Member of the Parliament was the speaker and spoke extensively on the need to conserve the environment. She urges the students and the participants to do something to conserve the mother earth. She said that as a Member of the parliament she had great enthusiasm to safeguard the environment and said that she is ready to go out of herself to see that the environment is conserved by all.
Shri TTC Marak, IFS (Retd.), the Chairman of State Environment Impact Assessment Authority, Government of Meghalaya in his speech narrated the steps undertaken by the Government from earlier days to conserve the environment. He said that there is a great need to take care of the environment and successive governments in the state of Meghalaya have worked towards building a self reliance and a balance ecosystem in the state. He concluded by calling upon all to bring about awareness in the mindset to safeguard the environment.
Prof O.P. Singh, noted academician from the Department of Environmental Studies, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong delivered his message on the occasion and thank the Don Bosco College for giving the platform to speak on World Environment Day. He exhorted the students and the participants to avoid wastages and dumping of waste into the environment. He said in this way we can help in conserving the environment.
Others who spoke at the webinar included Shri Grebar Sonyo Ch. Marak, Forest Guard – Forest Department, Government of Meghalaya. Shri Abal Manda Sangma the Nokma of Romba A’dinggre. Shri Simpo D. Sangma, a Farmer and Shri James A. Sangma, a student of Don Bosco College, Tura. They shared their field of expertise in relation to the Environment.
The entire programme was conceptualized by the Department of Environment, Don Bosco College, Tura headed by Asst. professors Dr Aksana Neah Ch Marak, Head of the Department of Environment.