World Environment Day celebrations in Sikkim

6 Jun 2018

The Botanical Survey of India, Sikkim Himalayan Regional Centre, along with Sikkim Vijnana Vikasha Parishad, and The Himalayan Science Society (HSS), Sikkim jointly celebrated the World Environment Day on Tuesday at the Botanical Survey of India. Dr. Dinesh Agrawala, Scientist In-charge, BSI, SHRC, Dr. T.K. Mandal and Dr. Shiva, executive members of SVVP, Dr.Tika Prasad Sharma of the HSS expounded on the theme of this year World Environment Day celebration which is “Beat Plastic Pollution”. An educative documentary on Plastic Pollution was screened for the benefit of the gatherings and a “NO TO PLASTIC” badge was distributed. A plantation drive of medicinal as well as rare and endangered plants were also carried out during the occasion. (EOIC)