WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2006

Birla Industrial & Technological Museum Campus, Kolkata

June 3, 2006

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board, in association with the Birla Industrial & Technological Museum (National Council of Science Museums) jointly celebrated World Environment Day on June 3 and 5, 2006 at the BITM campus. These programmes were designed for children, including challenged children and those from the underprivileged sections of the society. Over 1200 children participated in the events. The inaugural programme was held on June 4 at the BITM Auditorium. Shri Mohanta Chatterjee, Hon'ble Minister-in-charge, Departments of Environment, Food Processing & Horticulture, Government of West Bengal inaugurated the programme and encouraged the participants. The events, all of which drew abundant enthusiasm among the participants, are highlighted below.

Events held on June 3 Events held on June 5
One-Act Drama Festival Workshop on 'Recycle and Reuse'
Sit-and-Draw Competition
(on Water: Fountain of Life)
Drama presentation by Deaf and Dumb Children
Open House Quiz Competition:
(on Water: Fountain of Life)
Sit-and-Draw Competition
(on Water: Fountain of Life)
Prize Distribution Sapling distribution (by Friends and Trees, Kolkata)
Costume Parade (on Plants and animals)
Open house Quiz Competition (on Water resources and its conservation
Prize Distribution
Visit to Exhibition on Nutrition Garden, Cancer Prevention
Visit to BITM Galleries