Jamshedpur, July 28: Narbheram Hansraj English School (NHES) celebrated World Nature Conservation Day on Wednesday, July 28. The theme of the day was ‘One Nature One Future’.
Several events were organised on virtual platform to raise awareness on the importance of wise use of natural resources and encouraged students to adopt them to minimise the massive harm that humans have already caused to the environment.
Three pre-events were held to mark the celebration of this day. A photography contest was held on the theme “flora and fauna”. The winners in group A (Std 6,7,8) were : 1st Chahat Pandey (7A), 2nd Vaibhav Raj Singh (7D) and 3rd Rajshree Singh (6C). In group B (Std 10,11,12)- Kishan Bishwakarma (12E), Kasaf Ara (10B) and Asmi Arpita Kachhap (12D) were declared the winners.
In the Hindi slogan writing contest based on the theme ‘Save Mother Earth’, about 60 students participated. The slogan “Dharti Maa ke Hiton ki Raksha Karna hai hamara dharma, Aao inki Raksha karke pure kare apne karma” (“Our duty is to protect the interests of Mother Earth, we must fulfil our deeds by protecting them”) was adjudged the best in group A.
A PPT presentation contest on the topic “Save Mother Earth” was held for students from Std 6 to 10. In group A, the winners were: 1st Saket Nandan (7D), 2nd Krishnapriya Jash (6A) and 3rd Kankana Hore (7A). In group B the winners were: 1st Aparajita Guha (10B), 2nd Shynita Mukherjee (8A) and 3rd Shanvi Mehta (8A).
On 28th, the day began with a plantation drive at Marine Drive, after which a webinar was conducted on “Save Mother Earth”. The webinar commenced with the song, ” Count on Trees” by Mia Black. The school Principal, Paramita Roy Chaudhury, felicitated the guest speakers – Dr Sweta Sharma (Asst. Professor- Physics, The Graduate School College for Women) and Manju Singh (Principal, ADLS Sunshine School). Dr Sweta Sharma focused on major threats to nature, initiatives taken by countries to stop/regenerate natural resources and steps that should be taken as students to conserve nature. Mrs Manju Singh spoke about biodiversity, its kinds, its loss and steps to conserve nature.
Four student speakers- Shynita, Saket, Kripa and Tanmay presented their views on the importance of respecting nature to sustain life on Earth. The last event of the celebration was quiz contest.