Workshop on “Conservation of Gharana Wetland & Migratory Birds” held

Excelsior Correspondent

Participants of workshop posing for group photograph.
Participants of workshop posing for group photograph.

JAMMU, Feb 11: Centre for Environment Education and Training (CEET) and WWF-India jointly with Zonal Education Officer Miran Sahib today organized workshop on “Conservation of Gharana Wetland and Migratory Birds” at Government Girls Middle School Kotli Bhagwan Singh.
Chairman WWF-India Dr CM Seth was the chief guest on the occasion and Headmaster Government School Rattian was the guest of honor.
More than 100 students and teachers from Government Middle School Chohala, Government High School Boys Jinder Mechlu, Government Primary School Chak Harni, Government MS Rattian, Government Primary School Raipur Gujjranwala and Government Girls Middle School Kotli Bhagwan Singh participated in painting, quiz, symposium and folk art competitions.
On the occasion, Parmod Kumar, Headmaster of Kotli Bhagwan School welcomed the guests and participants.
Dr CM Seth while speaking said that Jammu district is blessed with some of the wonderful wetlands where thousands of Migratory birds visit every winter. He said that the younger generation should be made aware of natural assets so that they become responsible citizens in future to save these birds and wetlands.
Other speakers who delivered lecture on the occasion were Vijay Bharti, teacher, Chohala School, Prem Lata and Rita Choudhary, teachers, HS Jinder, Deepak Kumari, PS Chak Harni and Gurmeet Kaur of MS Kotli Bhagwan. All the speakers said that we should plant more and more trees in our schools and adjoining villages to protect the Biodiversity and save the environment.
In the end, prizes were distributed by the chief guest to all students who won the prizes for their outstanding performance in all categories of competitions.
In the end, vote of thanks was presented by Pramod Kumar, Headmaster, Government Girls Middle School, Kotli Bhagwan Singh.


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