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Call for judicious use of natural resources

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, June 6 � Aaranyak, an organisation working towards promotion of biodiversity conservation in the Northeast, in collaboration with the Institution of Engineers (India), Assam State Centre, organised an interactive session where police officials of Guwahati City Police Commissionerate also participated.

City Police Commissioner Jyotirmoy Chakravarty addressed the gathering as chief guest and stressed the need for caring for the earth and for using its natural resources judiciously. He said that police officials also had the responsibilities to check wildlife and environmental crimes to ensure maintenance of ecological balance.

Joint City Police Commissioner NMSF Haque, who addressed the gathering as guest of honour, urged the police officials to be vigilant on environmental crimes along with other crimes.

About 70 police officials from various city police stations and outposts attended the session. Partha Sarathi Mahanta, Commandant of 4th Assam Police Battalion, while addressing the gathering, mentioned that India�s ethos and spiritual practices reflected the important of nature and the environment in assisting all life forms to survive.

Earlier, Aaranyak screened a small documentary on various challenges faced by the environment.

Arup Kumar Misra, chairman of the Institution of Engineers (India), Assam State Centre, presided over the session. Dr Baibhab Kumar Talukdar, secretary general and CEO of Aaranyak, welcomed the dignitaries and participants

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