NSS World Environment Day 2019
On the 5th of June, 2019, William Carey University got an invitation from Smti.R.M.Kurbah, IAS, Deputy Commissioner cum Chairman, District Project management Unit, Ri-Bhoi District, with the Integrated Basin Development and Livelihood Promotion Programme, Nongpoh, to collaborate with them in celebrating and observing the “WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY” at Byrnihat. They requested the University to give a Street performance based on the topic of “Air Pollution”.
The University decided to send 10 NSS volunteers and two Program Officers – Miss.Idahunheimonmitre Thubru (Assistant Professor) and Mr.Mankhraw (Assistant professor), for the program. At Byrnihat, the program started at 10:30, Shri.LamboriusKharkongor was the Chairman, and a welcome speech was given by Smt.DeivorineRumnong, which was followed by a short speech from the Secretary of the Village Headman. The Chief-Guest, Mr.Nongrum, the BDO of Umling delivered a short speech on the effects of Global warming. Next, the NSS Volunteers performed a street play stressing on the importance of tree plantation, which was followed by speeches on air pollution from the Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board. The program came to an end with a vote of thanks from Smt.EsterlyneKharnaior. There was also tree plantation programme and ‘Free Vehicle Testing Camp’ as part of the observing the theme of “Air Pollution”.