Staff Reporter

PATHANAMTHITTA: Eco groups in the district observed World Environment Day on Friday. The Viswadarshanam Centre for Humanity and Nature at Nariyapuram, near here, organised ‘Greening the Minds’ on the day.

The programmes began with district panchayat president S. Santhakumari planting a pomegranate sapling on the centre premises.

Centre director Umeshbabu said the theme for this years World Environment Day is ‘Your planet needs you, unite to combat climate change.’ A seminar on ‘agricultural recession and food security’ was held, later.

Krishi Vigyan Kendra district programme co-ordinator C.P.Robert presided over the function.

Seminar held

The Pampa Parirakshana Samiti (PPS) organised a seminar on climate change at the College of Teacher Education at Elanthoor, near Kozhencherry.