Namchi, 02 July : District Collector (South), Mr Ragul K., chaired a meeting for ‘A Day for Mother Earth’ celebration at the conference hall of DAC, Namchi today.
The meeting was attended by Superintendent of Police (South), Mr. Prawin Gurung, Additional District Collector, Mr. Satyen Pradhan, Sub Divisional Magistrate (HQ), Mr. Hemant Rai, along with officials from line departments, stake holders, business communities and local gentry.
The meeting was mainly convened to discuss about the celebration which will be conducted on 7th July coinciding with the closing day of Van Mahotsav Week i.e., from 01-07 July.
The DC (South) in his address informed about the noble programme of dedicating a day to Mother Earth initiated by the State Government. He also elaborated on 7 minutes i.e., from 11 am to 11.07 am which will be observed as no vehicular traffic in the State and appealed the general public to collectively participate in dedicating a day to mother earth by involving themselves in plantation drive and cleanliness drive carried out in different locations.
The DFO (T), Ms. Peggyla Venchungpa, while outlining the importance of the day said that this programme will be launched at Khichudumra in South district. She also requested all line departments to actively participate in this upcoming grand celebration, promotion and preservation of Mother Earth.
The programne also had an open discussions wherein various environmental measures to be carried out on 7th July involving the general public were discussed at length.