JK Joins in "Greenathon" through Hiking N Biking Mission
Filed Under: Media & Tech, World | Posted: 05/20/2012 at 5:14AM
Comments | Region: India
Srinagar, May 20 (Scoop News) – A Green Walk was today hosted in lush green lawns of historic Tourist ReceptionCentre Srinagar where senior bureaucrats namely IG Crime Yoginder Kaul, (IPS) DIG Phongchuk, (IPS) Director Finance Rashim Kashyap ,Secretary CM Sectt Dev Lata,Director Libraries Arun Kumar Sharma, Additional Secretary to Government, Revenue Department, Amit Sharma, (KAS) Sr. Env. Enginer JKSKPCBJivanand Sharma , DY Dir Employment , Kapil Sharma, KAS, Anil Sharma, KAS, Nidhi Anand and others participated to appreciate new concept of Green Walks .
Highlight of today’s Green Walk was introduction of new noble concept of Biking and Hiking floated by Senior KAS Officer Amit Sharma who has initiated the persuasion and motivation programme of going to secretariat and coming back on bicycles which is eco friendly mode of transport and need acceptance at all levels of society .J N Sharma ,an environmental expert highlighted new guidelines for energy efficient buildings to save energy and make surroundings pollution free by the adoption of greener technologies and materials.
IG Yoginder Kaul congratulated O PSharma (IFS) for launching Green Walks after Tree Talks and hoped that all members of civil society will join hands to put efforts in initiating ground action torealize the goal of clean and green environment .Rashim Kashyap recollected her impressions of previous phase of Tree Talk campaign and hoped that new phase of weekly Green Walks will also generate mass momentum to accompalish green goalsconceived by the organizers .
Medical students from Medical College Srinagar also participated in 2nd Green Walk which started from Tourist Reception Centre and culminated at Shankracharya .