SAMBA: World Environment Day was celebrated by Nature Human Centric Peoples Movement, here on Tuesday.
District Development Commissioner, S Rajinder Singh Tara, ACR Samba, other senior functionaries of district administration, members of Nature Human Centric Peoples Movement, students and prominent citizens were present on the occasion.
In his address, DDC stressed the need for time-bound commitment to minimize the air and water pollution. He further asked for creating safe and hygienic environment, combating diseases and checking deforestation.
Highlighting the adverse effects of pollution on the human population, the DDC asked participants to contribute their bit in keeping environment neat and clean.
He said trees, forests and water are inextricably linked. “So every individual should consider it his duty to protect and prevent these natural resources to maintain ecological balance” he added.
DDC Samba also called for purchasing locally-manufactured goods, using products with minimal packaging, recycling and reusing as much as possible. He also called for innovative ways of conservation and