On 5th June 2023 with the theme “Focus on solutions to plastic pollution” World Environment Day, was celebrated at Residential Special Training Centre (RSTC), Nowboicha Bloc, Lakhimpur District, Assam. The day was organized by Women Development Centre (WDC), Guwahati in collaboration with Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Lakhimpur.
This year WDC selected a group of children age between 10-18 years unprivileged who are out of school. RSTC (Residential Special Training Centre) under SSA these children are trained to bring back to formal educational.
The objectives is to make aware of global initiative and a way to combat climate change and promote sustainable living to achieve the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and build a mass movement for “mindful and deliberate utilization, instead of mindless and destructive consumption” to protect and preserve the environment’s.
Ms. Bhagyawati Bhuyan the Project Director WDC initiated the program on behalf of Director Sr. Betsy. The children participated actively during the program by emphasizing on the theme, “Focus on solutions to plastic pollution” push individuals and communities to practice a lifestyle that is synchronous with nature and does not harm it. She welcomed Shr. Derajul Hussain the District Pprogram Officer (DPO) AS, SSA Lakhimpur cum the Regional Secretary SEBA, Lakhimpur, Shri. Dibyajyoti Saikia the Block Development Officer (BDO), Nowboicha, Block and other likeminded persons joined during the celebrations.
Build an environment-friendly culture and traditional practices in their homes to bring vision of LiFE into measurable impact to human being and urged the children for a designed objective to understand present scenario to mobilize and take individual and collective action for protecting and conserving the environment by planting more trees and stop cutting the trees was shared by Shri Dibyajyoti Saikia the BDO & Shri. Derajul Hussain the District Pprogram Officer (DPO).
Shri. Mahananda Bora the social Activist from Nowboicha, Shri. Probin Nath WDC, field supervisior, WDC, Shri Sanju Singh the project Coordinator WDC, Mrs. Dipti Kakoti along with all the staffs from RSTC actively participated during the program with a note of encouragement.
Children took part in drawing competitions, Poems to save the environment. Prizes were awarded to those selected 1st, 2nd & 3rd. There were cultural programs by the children of these special groups. 50 saplings distributed during the celebration with the support from Divisional Forest Officer, Lakhimpur. The program concluded with a word of gratitude to all the compatible persons including Media for valuable presence with their message to plant trees to exhale for us so that we can inhale them to stay alive.