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Monday, January 18th, 2021

We need to adopt habits and attitudes which are mindful of the earth and environment : Prakash Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar invc newsINVC, Delhi, On the occasion of Children’s Day, Shri Prakash Javadekar, Minister of State (I/C) for Environment, Forests & Climate Change said that we need to adopt habits and attitudes which are mindful of the earth and environment. He was addressing children from Chougule Public School & students of School of Planning and Architecture, introducing them to the green features of New Paryavaran Bhawan. Welcoming them to the New Paryavaran Bhawan and wishing the children on the occasion of Children’s Day, the Minister talked of the need to adopt small steps like switching off lights and other devices when not in use, in order to save energy. Shri Javadekar emphasized that there is no contradiction between adopting such environment-friendly habits and the ability to lead a comfortable lifestyle. He added that children should also be aware of the origins of daily-use items like milk, paper as well as their production processes, the people involved in their production and the impact they have on the environment. In a unique event, the school children and students were given a presentation on the features of the New Paryavaran Bhawan, followed by a conducted tour of the building.The Minister announced that such conducted tours of the green building for school children, shall be a regular feature. He said that school children are welcome and are encouraged to visit this unique building.

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