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J&K SPCB observes World Environment Day

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JAMMU JUNE 04: J&K State Pollution Control Board in collaboration with 92.7 Big FM today observed World Environment day on the theme "Beat Air Pollution".

The SBCB organised four day door to door awareness campaign involving students from various schools to create awareness among common man regarding consequences of air pollution besides highlighting several small efforts that can be done to prevent further rise in air pollution. This awareness campaign covered about 2000 households

Regional Director, J&K SPCB, Jammu, Dr. Syed Nadeem Hussain, appreciated the efforts of students and encouraged them to carry on such campaigns. He stressed that planting more trees is directly linked to fresh air availability and reduction in dust pollution / toxic gases present in the air.

He called upon all citizens to work collectively towards controlling pollution thus ensuring availability of clean air for the posterity.

Later, the final event was celebrated at Rajinder Park where general public was involved in this awareness campaign through presentation of Nukkad Nataks on Air Pollution.

The event was culminated with distribution of certificates of appreciation by Dr. Yashpaul Salgotra, Head Laboratories, J&K SPCB, Jammu among all the participating schools and students for making this campaign a grand success.

 

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