NORTH LAKHIMPUR, May 22 � Along with the other parts of the country North Lakhimpur observed the World Bio-Diversity Day for preservation of local flora and fauna and for sustainable development.
The day was observed in a function held at Garehaga Bahpati HS School, Azad, North Lakhimpur with interactions with the students by ecologists and screening of documentaries on conservation of the nature. The programme was organised by the school in association with Green Heritage, a leading conservationist group from North Lakhimpur and Regional Agriculture Research Station (RARS), North Lakhimpur.
The awareness function was chaired by Runisha Begum, principal, Garehaga Bahpati HS School where the programme coordinator of Green Heritage delivered the objective of the day which is being celebrated worldwide. The principal scientist of RARS, North Lakhimpur and secretary general of Green Heritage, Dr Prabal Saikia participated in an interactive session with the students of the school and presented deliberations on the rich bio-diversity that Assam and the North East India possesses. He also screened a documentary on the awareness of preserving vultures on that function.
The subject teacher of the school, Dulal Chandra Nath also delivered a speech on bio-diversity on that meet. Paper boxes specially prepared for the housing of sparrows were distributed among the students and teachers on that occasion by Green Heritage and RARS, North Lakhimpur.