World Environment Day was celebrated today with great enthusiasm by various educational institutions,government offices in and around the town on Monday. Keeping in sync with this years' Connecting People to Nature' , Tangla College also celebrated World Environment Day in College campus by an awareness programme and plantation drive. The awareness meet was presided over by Chandan Baruah. Speaking on the ocassion
Dr. Prasen Daimari briefed that connection between man and nature has historically been one of imbalance and overuse. In the name of development,scientific advancement the rapid deforestation in developed countries has brought
imbalance in nature which inturn has brought various negative aspects from changing climates,to rising pollution in metro cities.
In awareness programme, Swapen Acharjee HOD Chemistry observed that rapid urbanization and
changing global climate and temparature has brought great concern to nature lovers amd environmentalists globally.
"We need to appreciate and preserve the beauty of nature.Wildlife crimes and hunting of animals should be curbed which adversely impacts nature." Acharjee added. Earlier the purpose of the meet was conveyed by Anima Bhuyan Baruah Secretary of Udalguri and Darrang Zone Women Cell Convenor.
The programme which was organised by Tangla College women cell convenor was also attended by the lecturers of the college including Dr. Anjali Chakravorty Vice-Principal ,Meghali M.Narjari Convenor Women cell of the college among others.
Later, each one present on the occasion planted a tree around the college campus, as a part of plantation drive. It is pertinent to mention that a massive plantation drive has been undertaken to plant 520 saplings of medicinal and economical value to be planted in the sprawling college campus of 101 bighas.Last year 220 saplings were planted in the college stadium informed college sources.