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| Last Updated: 15/05/2024

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Sikkim Paryavaran Parva

 Sikkim Paryavaran Parva

The Government of Sikkim has taken a number of new environment initiatives. They range from innovative concepts like 'A Day for Mother Earth' to be celebrated on 7th of July every year, banning of plastic water bottles up to 2 litres, novel initiatives like 'Mero Rukh Mero Santi' aimed at planting 108 trees to commemorate the birth of a child and the programmes like creation of nurseries in school to name a few. In order to provide an umbrella platform, mass involvement and enhanced focus on forestry and environment activities, the State Government will be celebrating the period from 1st July to 14th July every year as "Sikkim Paryavaran Parva". The theme for 2023 is "Leave a Green Legacy". 




The activities being steered by Forest and Environment Department across the State during this period include:


Invitation01.07.2023: Launching/ Flag-off event at Jorethang Playground. The Hon'ble Chief Minister of Sikkim has consented to grace the occasion as the chief guest. Events: Curtain raiser, flag-off of mobile seedling distribution vans, signature campaign on LiFE pledge, Rallies by students. All are invited!! » See the Invitation.


01.07.2023 to 07.07.2023:  Celebrating Van Mahotsav/ Hariyali Saptah (July 1-7). Mass Plantation and Community Clean-up drives and Sensitization Campaigns - Free distribution of seedlings, plantation and cleanup drives engaging dignitaries, other government departments, industrial units, NGOs, local associations, schools, youths and public.


01.07.2023 to 14.07.2023: Fortnight-long Activities

- Propagation of Mission LiFE actions such as curbing SUPs, promoting zero waste and sustainable lifestyle.


- Quiz, poem, essay and painting competitions at schools.

- Green Reels Competition: To participate, please upload a reel in Facebook with #greenreelssikkim


- Crowd sourcing of public opinion/ suggestion/ ideas on constructive green policy measures. » Click here to participate


- Green Rider Award. Details to be updated soon. 


04.07.2023: Sustainable Birding Tourism Workshop on 4th July 2023 at Sidkeong Tulku Forest Conference Hall, Deorali.


05.07.2023: Green Walk to & fro office on 5th July 2023


07.07.2023: Celebration of A Day for Mother Earth. The state-level event will be held at Hilley, Soreng District and will be graced by the Hon'ble Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang as the chief guest. Events:  Presensation of Chief Minister's Green School Rolling Trophy and State Green School Awards, Presentation of Raj Van Sangrakshan evam Paryavaran Puraskar, Theme Songs, Skits and Release of Books etc and exemplaray event of stoppage of all vehicles except emergency and essential services for 7 minutes from 11am to 11.07am. All for heartily invited to join. » See Programme Schedule. Similarly, the day will be observed at district level across the state.


07.07.2023 to 14.07.2023: Celebrating Santati Saptah - intensive plantation drive of 108 saplings each for registered parents across the State. The Santati Saptah will also include cleanup drives on 10th July 2023, Skits/ Nukkad Nataks, Awareness on Human-Wildlife conflict at all districts, District level competition for school students, Clean air campaign etc.


11.07.2023: Responsible Solid Waste Management Workshop on 11th July 2023 at Sidkeong Tulku Forest Conference Hall, Deorali

12.07.2023: Awareness on water conservation and rejuvenation on 12th July 2023


14.07.2023: Greenathon and Culmination event. Details to be updated soon. 


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