ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Govt. of India

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Awareness prog on plastic and other types of pollution held

 Source: The Sangai Express

Imphal, June 06 2018: In an effort to bring awareness regarding the impacts of plastics and other types of pollution, Group Centre CRPF Imphal, Langjing, observed World Environment Day. Observing the worldwide theme, "Beat The Plastic Pollution", the programme was held at Langjing Achouba camp area. The awareness campaign started in the morning with a mini marathon run with banners, which was flagged off by I Lokendra Singh, DIG Group Centre CRPF Imphal. Several officers and jawans participated in the effort to send the theme message of World Environment Day. During the campaign, plastics littering along Nambol bridge - Patsoi junction were cleaned while people residing in the area were exhorted to make the environment clean and green. The initiative taken by CRPF was appreciated by the locals, who also helped in cleaning their residential areas. The message of the day spread by this campaign will help people fight against plastic pollution and make the environment cleaner. The campaign concluded with lectures by Doctors and I Lokendra Singh, DIG, on the hazards of environmental pollution with much emphasis on plastic pollution.