Friday, June 02, 2006

World Environment Day on June, 5 at Kansal Log Hut, Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary

Chandigarh June 2:- The Department of Environment and Forests, U.T., Chandigarh will celebrate World Environment Day on June, 5 at Kansal Log Hut, Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary at 10 am, in which noted environmentalist, Sh.Sunder Lal Bahaguna will be the Chief Guest. The Administration spokesman disclosed that the Forest Department has fixed a target of planting 1.21 lakh saplings in U.T. during the current financial year to maintain the ecological balance and make the environment pollution free. Around 90% of the target will be achieved before September of this year. Government Departments, Panchayati Raj Institutions, NGOs, Resident Welfare Associations etc. would also be given 15,000 saplings free of cost. As many as 10 nurseries of various departments would prepare different kinds of saplings. To mark this occasion saplings will be planted followed by distribution of awards etc. The function is being organized in collaboration with the Environment NGOs, Yuvsatta and school students of Government and private schools.
Chandigarh Desk
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