3rd Jun 2023 11:06:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ITANAGAR, Jun 3: As part of the ongoing Arunachal Mission LiFE campaign, the park authorities of Pakke Tiger Reserve, Seijosa has launched a Plastic Free Pakke Campaign with effect from June 1 after sensitising people about Mission LiFE campaign since last two weeks.
The park authority distributed jute bags, eco-friendly bamboo dustbins to shopkeepers and encouraged people to avoid single use plastic materials. Fruit bearing saplings were also distributed during event. It was also announced that, henceforth no single use mineral water bottles shall be allowed inside the park. However, the visitors and tourist shall have the option to get bamboo water bottles on payment of refundable lumpsum amount as decided by the park authority. The visitors on their departure from park can return the bamboo bottles and get their deposited amounts refunded.
The staff of Pakke Tiger Reserve has shown exemplary enthusiasm in carrying out the Arunachal Mission LiFE campaign in a true mission mode. Satyaprakash Singh IFS, the Divisional Forest Officer, Pakke Tiger Reserve, lauded the effort of all the RFOs and staff for executing the various activities in addition to their normal routine duties.
The drive aimed to spread the message of protecting the environment for better living with minimising the risk of polluting the nature earth. This drive is also an effort to recycle/reuse, thereby reducing the stress on the environment.
"This is a small initiative by the Pakke Tiger Reserve to help nature. It was a weeklong drive that will conclude on 5th June,” said the DFO.
Pakke Tiger Reserve, Seijosa received a good response from the public, district administration, school authority and youths of Pakke- Kessang District.
Divisional Forest Officer, Pakke Tiger Reserve, emphasised upon the concept of the three R's – reduce, reuse, and recycle – all help to cut down on the amount of waste we throw away. He also described all the initiative taken up by the Department of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, under Arunachal Mission LiFE campaign.

Kenter Joya Riba

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