Information education and communication awareness programme held in Sopore

Sopore, Mar 09 (RNA): One day” information education and communication awareness programme” was organised by Sahara Welfare Society, an NGO at Choora Sopore on Saturday.

The programme was organised to spread awareness among the people on the importance of judicious use of water resources and to highlight the hazardous effects of polythene on the environment.

Cultural performances were held on the occasion to highlight the theme of the programme while banners containing written messages on the theme of conservation of water resources were fixed on the venue.

Locals appreciated the efforts made by the NGO and Directorate of CCDU for organising such events.

Speaking to RNA, a participant said: “Such events are pivotal in inculcating the spirit of environmental protection among the people and that there is a dire need for a change in our mindset if we want to change our nation.”

He further added that the event helped the locals to understand the lethal consequences of dumping of waste on the banks of river bodies and that we need to take care of water resources as we take care of our own propeties.

The programme was sponsored by Directorate CCDU and Dept of PHE. Hundreds of people participated the event. (RNA)