Jalandhar: National Green Tribunal Chairman Justice Swatanter Kumar will preside over the state level function to be organized by the Punjab Pollution Control Board to mark the World Environment Day (WED) at Jalandhar on Friday.
According to the PPCB spokesman, the focus of this year WED celebrations would be on preservation of natural resources for the coming generations. To create awareness regarding this important issue among the people, various functions are being organized by the PPCB at regional level throughout the state culminating in the state level function in the city tomorrow.
Dr. Jagbir Singh, Professor and Head, Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences, Punjabi University, Patiala as well as Dr. Maneek Kumar from Thapar University, Patiala would speak on the topic “Seven Billion-One Planet-Consume with Care” listed by the United Nations Environment Programme.
The spokesman further said more than 700 opinion maker people from all walks of life would attend this function.