GUWAHATI, June 4 - A number of organisations will be celebrating World Environment Day tomorrow with varied programmes.
The Regional Science Centre (RSC) Guwahati is going to celebrate World Environment Day tomorrow on its Khanapara premises with a variety of participatory activities involving schoolchildren.
RSC Guwahati will organise tree plantation on its premises, besides painting competition, nature game and live demonstration about butterfly and common insects, open house science competition, and science film show on the occasion.
A popular science talk will be delivered by Dr Parag Jyoti Deka, Project Director of Pygmy Hog Conservation Programme.
WWF-India will observe the occasion at Deepor Beel � a Ramsar Site wetland � from 10-30 am.
The Assam Science Technology and Environment Council will celebrate the day in the Pub Kamrup College campus, Baihata Chariali from 11 am. The events include a plantation drive and an open session. Minister for Science and Technology Keshab Mahanta will be the chief guest at the open session.
Voice of Environment will observe the day in the Basistha Temple campus with an awareness campaign in pursuance of it mission �Clean Eco-friendly Plastic-free Zone� from 10 am.
�As this year�s World Environment Day theme is �Beat Plastic Pollution�, we believe this would be a perfect stage to conduct awareness programmes to realise the goal of making the historic site of Basistha Devalaya a plastic-free zone,� said Voice of Environment in a statement.
The Chiriakhana Suraksha Mancha will conduct a plantation drive within the Assam State Zoo campus at 11 am.