Patna, 5th June 2016: As the world observed the 43rd World Environment Day under the theme “Join the Race to Make the World a Better Place”, CEED unveiled its Planet Paltan; an Environment Action group in Patna. The Planet Paltan campaign was inaugurated by Padam Shri, Dr. R.K.Sinha at Bhartiya Nirtya Kala Mandir in the presence of 400 green champions. Hundreds of Planet Paltan members were present at the event in the interest of a sustainable future for all and shared their commitment towards the same. The celebration also included several activities and cultural program to observe the day.
World Environment Day (WED) is the United Nations initiative for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. This year”s theme is “Join the Race to Make the World a Better Place” and the Planet Paltan group is an initiative by CEED to work apropos of this theme. Planet Paltan is a platform for all environment enthusiasts who firmly believe environment issue is a reality and keep a desire to shape sustainable and equitable world. The group is not just an initiative to provide platform for inspiring individual taking actions but also to galvanize them into a collective power that generates an exponential positive impact on the planet.
While speaking at the event, Dr.R.K.Sinha said “It is heartening to see so many young students coming forward to take proactive action to safeguard environment. It”s a pivotal moment and everyone should take it as their prerogative to make at least one change towards a responsible behavior for the sake of environment as we have almost reached a critical tipping point”. He further added that for the World Environment Day is the day for the masses to take a positive initiative for the environment and “Planet Paltan” is a group that will take this forward into our daily lives.