Pulwama: World Environment Day was celebrated by Municipal Committee Pulwama in Town Hall Pulwama.
During the event, dustbins were distributed to various participants from various areas of the town.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Pulwama, Showkat Ahmad, was also present on the occasion among other dignitaries.
It was revealed that dustbins will be distributed and installed at various places in the district so as to keep the town clean.
The United Nations General Assembly, by a Resolution adapted in 1972, declared June 5th each year to be observed as “World Environment Day” by all Member States.
The observance of World Environment Day provides the opportunity to focus worldwide attention on the importance of the environment, and to empower people to become active agents of sustainable and equitable development.
The celebration of the Day also promotes the active participation of communities in environmental issues, including the “Green Economy” and the management of the ecosystem.