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Paryavaran Mahotsav June 15-30

 

June 15-30 every year is PARYAVARAN MAHATSOV IN SIKKIM

Paryavaran Mahotsav BannerIn order to keep up with the vision of developing Sikkim into a model GREEN State, the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Sikkim, Shri Pawan Chamling declared June 15-30 as Paryavaran Mahotsav in Sikkim. The declaration came during his public address on the occasion of launching 8th phase of State Green Mission on the 15th day of June, 2013 at the divine venue Tathagata Tsal, Ravangla in South Sikkim.

Paryavaran Mahotsav or the ‘Environmental Festival’ is a people’s programme participated throughout the State from 15th June to 30th every year.

The State Green Mission and Ten Minutes to Earth are the visionary programmes of the Government of Sikkim and have now become the integral part of Paryavarn Mahotsav which is to be celebrated every year by the State Government.

 


Paryavaran Mahotsav June 15-30, 2016 new

Sikkim celebrated the fourth successive environment festival “THE PARYAVARAN MAHOTSAV 2016” from 15th of June to 30th of June with great pomp and zeal. As notified in the State Government Gazette vide Notification No. 40/Home dated 21/06/2013, this environment festival has been envisaged and declared by the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Shri Pawan Chamling during 2013 duly integrating the visionary programmes Viz. the State Green Mission and Ten Minutes to Earth to be celebrated as annual rituals thereby adding new dynamism to the green Sikkim campaign. » Read More
 

To commemorate the 2016 event, various activities as under were carried out throughout the State;

(See Message of Chief Minister of Sikkim)

  • Flag off programme on 15th June 2016 at all district headquarters
  • Mass plantation and sensitization drives (State Green Mission) 
  • Ten Minutes to Earth plantation drive on 25th of June
  • Street plays/ rallies/ eco-competitions at school level
  • Signature/ Awareness Campaigns/ lectures on Soild Waste Management practices and Low Carbon Lifestyle at various schools 
  • Mass Cleanliness Drives

The massive plantation drives across the State was facilitated by the Department of Forests, Environment and Wildlife Management. Free distribution of seedling of various species was carried out in an extensive manner. 

The details of district-wise plantation of seedling under Paryavaran Mahotsav 2016 are as under;

District No. of seedlings planted during Paryavaran Mahotsav 2016 new
11th Phase State Green Mission 8th Phase Ten Minutes to Earth on 25th June 2016 Total
East 2,05,950 65,000 2,70,950
West 67,413 6,628 74,041
North 2,35,360 4,560 2,39,920
South 1,10,624 16,590 1,27,214
Total 6,19,347
92,778
7,12,125

    Figure Source: Territorial Circle, FEWMD


Paryavaran Mahotsav June 15-30, 2015 

Sikkim celebrated the third successive environment festival “THE PARYAVARAN MAHOTSAV 2015” from 15th of June to 30th of June with great pomp and zeal. Paryavaran Mahotsav has been a unique programme, assimilating the eco-friendly policies of the Government and the noble actions of the local people for environment amelioration that would truly benefit humanity and the entire world. » Read More
 

To commemorate the 2015 event, various activities as under were carried out throughout the State;

See 2015 Reports and Photogallery 

  • Flag off programme on 15th June 2015 at MG Marg Gangtok
  • Mass plantation and sensitization drives (State Green Mission) 
  • Ten Minutes to Earth plantation drive on 25th of June (See Message of Chief Minister of Sikkim
  • Greenathon (Green Run and Green Walk) on 28th June 2015 at 7am at all district headquarters/ major towns
  • Signature/ Awareness Campaigns/ lectures on Low Carbon Lifestyle at various schools 
  • Mass Cleanliness Drives
  • Eco-paintings/ Essay Writing/ Debate/ Quiz competition at all school eco-clubs

The details of district-wise plantation of seedling under Paryavaran Mahotsav 2015 are as under;

District No. of seedlings planted during Paryavaran Mahotsav 2015 
10th Phase State Green Mission 7th Phase Ten Minutes to Earth on 25th June 2015 Total
East 77,376 46,169 1,23,545
West 38,567 4,416 42,983
North 46,669 10,094 56,763
South 1,15,172 18,340 1,33,512
Total 2,77,784 79,019 3,56,803

    Figure Source: Territorial Circle, FEWMD


Paryavaran Mahotsav June 15-30, 2014 

Sikkim celebrated the second successive environment festival to pay divine services to the mother earth. To keep up with the vision of developing Sikkim into a model green State, the Paryavaran Mahotsav initiative of the State Government has been so far a successful effort to mobilize the entire population of the State, touching the hearts of the people and getting them closer to environment. » Read More

The details of district-wise plantation of seedling under Paryavaran Mahotsav 2014 are as under;

District No. of seedlings planted during Paryavaran Mahotsav 2014
9th Phase State Green Mission 6th Phase Ten Minutes to Earth on 25th June 2014 Total
East 79,180 50,110 1,29,290
West 34,535 6,721 41,256
North 10,570 2,009 12,579
South 38,000 6,000 44,000
Total 1,62,285 64,840 2,27,125

   Figure Source: Territorial Circle, FEWMD

 


Paryavaran Mahotsav June 15-30, 2013

The massive plantation drives across the State was facilitated by the Department of Forests, Environment and Wildlife Management. Free distribution of seedling of various species was carried out in an extensive manner. On-site demonstration starting from pit digging to planting a sapling to disposal of the discarded poly bag was also conducted at several plantation sites. » Read More

The details of district-wise plantation of seedling under Paryavaran Mahotsav 2013 are as under;

District No. of seedlings planted during Paryavaran Mahotsav 2013
8th Phase State Green Mission 5th Phase Ten Minutes to Earth on 25th June 2013 Total
East 1,23,210 54,115 1,77,325
West 27,756 10,775 38,531
North 51,960 14,105 66,065
South 63,458 5,365 68,823
Total 2,66,384 84,360 3,50,744

   Figure Source: Territorial Circle, FEWMD