Project Green Generation launched
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Oct 10: The J&K State Pollution Control Board in association with Indian Youth Climate Network on Sunday launched
Project Green Generation under which selected schoolchildren will do eco-friendly tasks.
The project was jointly inaugurated by Commissioner Secretary Forest, Shantmanu (IAS), Chairman, J&K State Pollution Control Board Lalchand.
The duo congratulated the students on the occasion and called upon them to “work hard for the cause of green environment.”
In his inaugural address, Regional Director, SPCB Kashmir, Farooq Ahmed Gilani said: “From 10 districts we will select 10 groups and each group will consist of 10 School/ College students. This will make a total of 1000 students.”
“They will be known as Green Generation and kits consisting of specially designed green caps, green notebooks, green pens and Green Task List.”
“These groups will be given 10 green tasks and on successful completion of these tasks they will be given marks. The top three winning teams will be rewarded with certificates and Eco-friendly gifts,” Gilani said.
Senior officers of the Forest Department and the SPCB including Member Secretary, SPCB, Mohit Gera and other prominent figures were present on the occasion.
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