RONGLI, MAY 23: Govt. Sec. School Lingtam, East Sikkim observed National Environment Awareness Campaign on the theme ‘Forest for Sustainable Livelihood’ at the school premises on 22nd and 23rd May on the occasion of International Biodiversity Day. The programme was attended by Dorjee Sherpa, Headmaster, teaching and non teaching staff of the school, CRC coordinator K P Dawari, Panchayat, SMC, SMDC members, local villagers and students of the school.
In the first day of the programme, huge rally was carried out with posters, placards and banners from school via Lingtam bazaar that culminated at Lingtam Bridge. Cleaning of Lingtam bazaar, Panchayat Bhawan and weeding of planted trees along the roadside was done by the students.
Dorjee Sherpa, Headmaster of the School on his speech stressed upon forest and wildlife conservation and its importance in our daily life. Shyam Kumar Shah, Green Teacher of the School asked the students to be proactive when it comes to forest and trees and save them. School captain Surjay Rai also placed a speech on environmental awareness.
During the second day i.e. 23rd May, drawing competition by the students on the theme ’Forest for sustainable Livelihood’ was held and prizes for participants were also distributed by Headmaster of the school.