Saturday, June 7, 2008

News from Extension Centres in Chhattisgarh

Miss Lata Yadav and Ms Sonwati from Kanker have sent the following news of 2 programmes on World Environment Day organised by the graduates and trainees of Extension Centres of Barli Development Institute for Rural Women Indore, These extension centres are located in tribal areas of Kokpur and Bhandari Para of Kanker in Chhattisgarh .
The participants included Mahila Mandals (Women Groups) from Bewarti, Kokpur Dongripara together where they took out rallies to make people aware of carbon reduction.
In her welcome address Ms. Lata Yadav and Mrs. Santoshi introduced the importance of the World environment day and UNEP they told that it is a day to focus our attention towards the conservation and preservation of environment, “because all of us should feel our moral duty to take care of the environment because it is in our own interest.
She said that we should plant and protect more trees. Panch, Sarpanch, Mahila Mandal Chairperson and Anganwadi worker of Kokpur and Dongripara about 60 women and men participated in each rally that walked through the villages with signs relating to save the environment, no pollution, plant more trees, care for the environment is service to the community, importance of healthy environment and to care for land, water, animals and forest etc.
For a detailed report of activites at Barli Development Institute for Rural Women during World Environment Day visit our web site

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