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Impact Organization organizes Tree Plantation drive
Rajpura, June 6, 2021: To mark World Environment Day June 5, a tree plantation drive was organized in various villages of Rajpura Block.
This drive was a part of IEC (Information, Education, and Communication) activities of the Impact Organisation which was done to create awareness and inculcate Eco- Friendly habits in the villagers.
During the drive, the organization created awareness about various eco-friendly activities including managing solid wastes, planting trees and protecting them, saving the trees, reducing the use of plastic, saving natural resources, save water, cleaning up the ponds of villages, protect the migratory birds, use of more Solar energy, discourage the use of paper cups, plastic plates and encourage the use of steel glasses (mugs), more use of Public Transportation or cycling.
"As Theme of the year, 2021 is "Ecosystem Restoration" Focus on how we need to Rejuvenate the planet, the way our Forefather did for us. With these types of activities, all kinds of ecosystems can be restored including Forests and Wetlands," said IMPACT organization Team Leader Ragubir Singh.
He said to tackle the problem of pollution and Global warming, we have to plant more trees such as Fruit-bearing Trees and Medicinal trees, so the people get the maximum motivation to plant more trees.
"My Tree My Responsibility message was shared up in Village wise What App group which have panchayat members, GPWSC members. The objective of celebrating World Environment Day was to make people get more sensitive towards environmental protection. To spread the awareness and message use of Posters, WhatsApp message, chart, videos were shared with the panchayat and GPWSC members of various villages," he added.