The prime goal of the occasion was to make KV Khanapara an element of the community of greater than 1.5 lakh Eco Clubs of the nation established below the scheme National Green Corps, a flagship marketing campaign of the Union Ministry of Environment Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC). The occasion was graced by Dimpy Bora, Divisional Forest Officer, Social Forestry Division, Guwahati, Dr. Jaideep Baruah, head (i/c) of the Environment Division at Assam Science Technology and Environment Council (ASTEC), Dr. Chandra Baruah, Scientific Officer & State Nodal Officer of NGC programme in Assam and Dr. Sanjay Kumar, principal, KV Khanapara.
In his welcome tackle, Dr. Sanjay Kumar declared the institution of an NGC Eco Club at the main metropolis faculty. He additional added relevance of Eco Clubs with faculty curriculum and sustainable growth of group and urged taking part college students to be accountable in the direction of utilizing pure sources.
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Dr. Chandra Barooah, in his presentation gave an outline of the Assam Science Technology and Environment Council and National Green Corps (Eco Club) programme, explaining roles and goals of Eco Club cadres.
Dr. Jaideep Baruah then gave an perception to then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Bajpayee’s imaginative and prescient on involving the youthful era in conservation of nature and its sources. He additional added that attachment with nature will assist youngsters in resolution making in the direction of conservation of nature, as soon as they turn into accountable residents. He appreciated the management and initiative taken by Hibah Ihsan Muhammad of Grade 12 in organising of the Club by coordinating with ASTEC. Additionally, Baruah admired her contribution as an intern within the Climate Change Study, being performed by ASTEC.
NGC is a significant initiative of MoEF&CC for creating environmental consciousness. It was launched in 2001-02 with the purpose of constructing cadres of younger youngsters working in the direction of environmental conservation and sustainable growth. ASTEC has been the state nodal company of Assam since its inception and to date 9,000 Eco Clubs have been established throughout the state.
This was adopted by the announcement of names of Green Captain and Vice Captains of KVK Eco Club. As the Green captain, Hibah Ihsan Muhammad, a scholar who believes in working with nature for nature , in her tackle talked about about position of youngsters like her in paving approach in the direction of sustainability. Being the Green Captain, she defined about proposed actions to be undertaken by KVK Eco Club and expressed her want to work for cover of surroundings and sustainable growth.
Chief visitor of the occasion Dimpy Bora, expressed her heat needs to the youngsters for finishing up varied actions below Eco Club programme. She careworn upon mass plantation and gave varied plantation tips- what to plant, the place to plant and when to plant. She steered planting of indigenous fruits and likewise urged to take care of the planted saplings.
Alongwith the scholars, lecturers, particularly Babu Ram, vice-principal of KVK and Navaneeta Bhattacharyya, Eco Club instructor in cost of KVK took a proactive position within the occasion.