WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY CELEBRATIONS 2016
World Environment Day is celebrated on 5th June every year as declared by the UN General Assembly in 1972. The World Environment Day was established to mark the opening of the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment. United Nations designed World Environment Day as the main tool to create worldwide awareness about hot environment issues.Main objectives of United Nations behind declaration of World Environment day was to give a human face to environmental issues, empower to become agents of sustainable and equitable development, promote to change attitude towards the environment and advocate partnership between each human being and each society to ensure a safe future.
Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) is co-ordinating the State level activities in connection with the observance of World Environment Day . The focal theme for World Environment Day 2016 is: “Fight Against the Illegal Trade in Wildlife”. Proposals are invited from Govt/Aided schools, Govt/Aided Colleges/Polytechnics, R&D Institutions, Universities/ Departments and NGC District Co-ordinators in the Kerala State for the celebration of World Environment Day. The programmes are planned to generate awareness among the students, academia, general public etc. about the importance of World Environment Day through seminars, Symposia/ workshops on the focal theme, quiz competition, elocution, painting competition, essay writing, popular lectures, theme based demonstration,slide shows/ film shows etc. The proposals in the prescribed format should be submitted to The Joint Director &Head, Coastal & Environment Division, Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom, Trivandrum-695004 , so as to reach this Office on or before 16.05.2016.
The Joint Director & Scientist F
Coastal & Environmental Division
Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE)
Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram – 4
Tel: 0471-2548213 (O)