Gangtok, 22 May:
Eco Club of Lingi Paiyong Secondary School conducted a programme to mark International Biodiversity Day at its school premises today, a press release from the school informs.
Block Officer [Forests, Environment & Wildlife Management Department], Lingmoo Range, Sherap Lepcha attended the programme as chief guest and resource person.
A photo exhibition displaying the themes of International Biodiversity Day from 2004 was displayed by the school's eco club.
Chief guest, students and teachers planted saplings inside the school premises.
Speech competition and a quiz contest based on environment and biodiversity was also conducted by the eco club.