Web Hosting

इंडियन आवाज़     19 Jun 2019 12:28:43      انڈین آواز

World Environment Day: India reaffirms commitment to cleaner, sustainable planet



Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI

India today reaffirmed its commitment to ensure a cleaner and sustainable planet on World Environment Day. The day is celebrated every year on the 5th of June to raise global awareness about environmental issues and the action to be taken to tackle them.

In a tweet on the day, President Ram Nath Kovind said, that India is committed to addressing climate change and bequeathing a greener and eco-friendly habitat to our children.

In his message, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated the country’s commitment to ensure a cleaner planet. In a tweet, Mr. Modi said, living in harmony with nature will lead to a better future.

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar planted a sapling at Paryavaran Bhawan in New Delhi on the occasion. Mr Javadekar said, people must plant a sapling to save the environment and to get fresh air.

Mr Javadekar will plant a sapling in the premises of Films Division in Mumbai tomorrow to spread awareness about environment protection through the newly launched #SelfieWithSapling. He will also take a tour of the National Museum of Indian Cinema, which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in January this year.

Speaking at an event organized by National Mission for Clean Ganga, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat stressed on the need for a peoples’ movement for protection of environment and conservation of water. Mr Shekhawat said, each and every individual should take responsibility for the crucial issue of water conservation and river rejuvenation.

He said, the government’s efforts alone will not be enough in this regard. Mr Shekhawat said, living in harmony with nature and worshipping its various elements has always been an integral part of the culture.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


FIH Series Finals: Indian Women’s Hockey team defeat Fiji to enter semifinals

India thrashed lowly Fiji 11-0 to storm into the semifinals of the FIH Women's Series Finals hockey tournament ...

Bhuvneshwar Kumar ruled out of at least next two World Cup games

    Pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been ruled out of India's, at least, next two World Cup games ...

Women’s FIFA World Cup: Netherlands and Canada enter Round-of-16

In Football, the Netherlands and Canada have entered the Round-of-16 from Group-E at the Women's FIFA World Cu ...



116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...


Bollywood expresses grief over death of Girish Karnad

AMN / MUMBAI Celebrated filmmaker Shyam Benegal, who directed Karnad in critically-acclaimed films "Manthan ...

Girish Karnad is no more

WEB DESK / Bengaluru Renowned actor, dramatist and Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad passed away in Bengaluru to ...



Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

    AMN Renowned English writer Amitav Ghosh was conferred the 54th Jnanpith award for the ...

Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi India’s premier literary body, the Sahitya Akademi, which gives huge awards, p ...

@Powered By: Logicsart