RGCB is celebrating World Environment day. As a part of the
celebration planting of tree saplings was done at the Akkulam
campus. Professor Chandrabhas Narayana, Director and Mr.
S.Mohanan Nair, Chief Controller, Dr T.R. Santhosh Kumar,
Scientist, Mr. R.Kumar, Deputy Controller of Finance, Mr K.K
Narayanan, Chief engineer were present on the occassion along
with staff and students of RGCB.
As part of the World Environment Day Program, stalls set up
in the RGCB Main Campus Lobby and make use of the demonstration
for paper bag making. A slogan and painting competitions were
organized for staff and students based on this year's theme.
Mitraniketan an NGO, demonstrated the making of paper bags as
an alternative to plastic bags. The tribal heritage program of
RGCB exhibited various products developed from Bamboo. The
winners of the various competitions were received prizes from
Professor Chandrabhas Narayana, Director
RGCB celebrated World Environment Day at RGCB Science Museum
with students from Government Higher Secondary School and St.
Josph's Girls Higher Secondary School, Meppadi, Wayanad
District. Dr. Manjula S, and Dr. G.S. Vinod Kumar, Senior
Scientists from RGCB, Dr. G. Christopher, Research Coordinator
- Human Ecology & Natural History, Advanced Centre of
Environmental Studies and Sustainable Development, Mahatma
Gandhi University, Kottayam and Shri V. C. Balakrishnan,
Environment activist delivered lectures and interacted with the
students. Guinness book recorder Shri Ramesh Unarv recited folk
songs relevant to the environment. The DST -Tribal Heritage
Project Team conducted Environmental quiz competitions and
Poster presentations under the theme "Beat Plastic Pollution"
and Lifestyle for Environment.