Sunday, June 28, 2009

Singtam Reyukai conducts plantation; also felicitates Praja Pradhan

Singtam: Under Sikkim Green Mission Eurasia Reyukai 28th Singtam branch conducted a plantation program at Singtam SSS on June 28. The chief guest of the program was PK Pradhan, (Chairman Poultry). The other guest attending the plantation drive were BS Tamang, (RO Singtam Range), A Gurung (BO Singtam Range), Kumar Rai (Chief Advisior), Teachers from Singtam SSS, students, Sunrise Club, local NGOs and others. More than 300 different varieties of seedling were planted along the school premises. Suresh Limboo gave the welcome speech while the program was hosted

Speaking on the occasion PK Pradhan highlighted the importance of the plantation at day to day life. He insisted the gathered students to understand the ill effects of the global warming and urged that such plantation drive is necessary for other places too. BS Tamang expressed his full support from the Forest Department for anyone who wishes to organize such plantation drive.

Praja Pradhan

The other highlight of the day was the felicitation ceremony of bungee jumper Praja Pradhan who conducted a cannon swing from the world’s highest in Nepal last March. He was the first person to achieve the feat from Sikkim.

Speaking on the occasion Praja Pradhan told that he was thankful towards the Reyukai Singtam Branch for honoring his adventurous feat. He went on say he is proud that he made Sikkim proud.