1st Jun 2023 10:06:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ITANAGAR, Jun 1: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Lt General (Retd) KT Parnaik on Thursday called upon the people of the State to adopt environmentally friendly practices to save energy, save water, reduce single-use plastic, adopt sustainable food systems, reduce e-waste and adopt a healthy lifestyle.
He said that there is an urgent need for all to come together and take ‘Lifestyle for Environment’ forward as a campaign to become a mass movement towards an environmentally conscious lifestyle. The Governor appealed for every citizen of Arunachal Pradesh to become ‘Pro Planet People’, so that we can ensure a safe and sustainable future for our generations to come. He also exhorted the people to ease the demand on nature and asked them to plant as many trees as possible.
The Governor was speaking at the ‘Mission LIFE: Lifestyle for Environment’ mass mobilization programme at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar today. He also administered the ‘LIFE: Lifestyle for Environment’ pledge to the participants.
The Governor, while stressing on cleanliness, emphasised on ‘Reduce, Reuse and Recycle’ practices by every citizen. He also suggested use of public transports, CNG and electric vehicles, solar appliances and biogas to prevent air pollution.
The environment today is a great concern for all and every individual must take steps to preserve and protect the environment, he said.
Earlier, Dr. Santabala Gurymuym, officer-in-charge, Zoological Survey of India, Arunachal Pradesh Region Centre, Itanagar, while briefing on the programme informed that in the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi announced Mission LiFE, on 1st November 2021, in Glasgow calling upon the global community of individuals & institutions to drive LiFE as an international mass movement (Jan Andolan) towards “mindful & deliberate utilisation, instead of mindless & destructive consumption” replacing the prevalent 'use-&-dispose' economy, to protect & preserve the environment.
State Minister for Environment and Forests etc. Mama Natung, along with officers and scientists of the Department of Forests & Environment, Zoological Survey of India, Botanical Survey of India, Itanagar, G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment, North-East Regional Centre, Itanagar and officers and staff of Raj Bhavan and departmental staff attached to Raj Bhavan participated in the programme.

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