Nahid for preparing students to protect environment
10 October 2015, Nirapad News: Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today called upon the teachers to make the students conscious in protecting environment through curricular and extra-curricular activities.
The Minister made the call while addressing the closing ceremony of the 6th National Nature Festival at Notre Dame College in Dhaka today .
Mr Nahid said,the government led by sheikh Hasina just after assuming office in 2009 updated all textbooks giving due emphasis on environmental issues.
The Minister, in his address, stressed on arranging extra -curricular events like environment related fair, essay competition , poster and fainting display to make the students aware of serious consequences of polluting nature.
With Notre Dame College Principal Dr father Hemanto Pius Rozario in the chair, the closing ceremony was also addressed by Chief Forests Conservator Dr Tapan Kumar Dey and IUCN Country Representative Ishtiaque Uddin Ahmed .
Earlier , the Minister Visited various projects displaying environment protection techniques innovated by the young students.
Notre Dame Nature Study Club organized the two -day event for the 6th time with the participation of 47 educational institutions from across the country .
The Education Minister also visited the stalls set up on the occasion by the organizations working on conservation of nature.