Residents of Dwarka have already begun to prepare for the World Environment Day falling on June 5.
Various social organisations, NGOs and several resident groups are undertaking activities like plantation and cleanliness drives. Further, they are also offering lectures on environment, water conservation, etc.
Green Circle, a social organisation is trying to make the Sector 6 park free from plastic waste. Further, volunteers associated with it are also trying to replant the trees which were damaged in the thunderstorm.
Secretray of Green Circle and a resident of Dimon Square apartments, Sector 6, V Selvarajan told City Spidey, “‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ is our slogan for World Environment Day this year. As a result, we are organising a drive to remove plastic from the Sector 6 Central Park. Further, every Saturday our members will clean the park from 7.00 AM to 8.00 AM.”
“We are also arranging a poster making competition and slogan writing competition. Moreover, we have also approached Anil Parashar, a resident of Sector 7 and the former Deputy Registrar of National Human Rights Commission to offer a lecture on ‘Environment- A human rights perspective’ on Saturday.”
Federation of RWAs of Sector 9 (FORWAS) is urging residents to plant saplings in the memory of their beloved people.
President of FORWAS, KS Bhati said, “We are promoting plantation of saplings as “Smriti Vriksha”. We are also motivating people to plant saplings on the occasion of their marriage anniversary, birthday, or other important occasions of their life. This year on Environment Day we will plant more saplings.”
Different RWAs are promoting issues such as water conservation, composting and waste segregation in their societies. They are using Whatsapp groups and conducting door to door meeting with residents to spread these messages.
At Sector 23, another social organisation Sukh Dukh Ke Sathi (SDKS), is preparing to celebrate the ‘World Environment Day’ at New Kanchanjunga Apartments.
According to vice president of SDKS, SS Mann a painting competition will be organised for residents on June 5 where they can display their creative sides. Further, discussions will be held on topics such as environment protection and water conservation.