Shillong, June 4, 2022(MMP):The attestation Parade of 336th Batch was held at The Assam Regimental Centre, Shillong on 04 Jun 22. 68 recruits have been attested in the ceremony conducted at the Parson Parade Ground. The parade was reviewed by Lt Gen KC Panchanathan, AVSM, GOC 101 Area.The ceremonial attestation parade marks the completion of the training schedule for recruits in The Assam Regimental Centre. These young soldiers will be serving in Assam Regiment at various locations.
Lt Gen KC Panchanathan, AVSM, GOC 101 Area, the Reviewing Officer extolled the virtues of selfless service to the nation and recounted the contributions of the North East and Assam Regiment towards nation building. Complementing the passing out batch for their immaculate standards, he exhorted the warriors from the North East to persevere in pursuit of excellence. Swaying to the feet tapping tune of the Regimental song, the young soldiers erupted in joy to mark a successful transition from enthusiastic recruits to valiant soldiers.
Fourth day of Meghalaya Environment Week organizes at Unitarian Cemetery at Lawsohtun in Shillong
Shillong, June 4, 2022(MMP):The fourth day of Meghalaya Environment Week, an event was organized at Unitarian Cemetery at Lawsohtun today to as a prelude to “Community Action Day” on 5th June 2022. The theme of the event was “To Nangroi”. The tree planting event was organized by the State Government in collaboration Unitarian Church.
A short speech was given on the importance of religious institutions in preserving the environment and how it’s a duty of the congregation to preserve nature for the future generations. The attendees were thanked for coming out today.
The attendees then went on to plant a number of tree throughout the premises of the cemetery with the expectation that future generations will thank them.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) created World Environment Day (WED) in 1973, terming it “a global platform for inspiring positive change.” And since 1974, June 5th has become a worldwide event to promote awareness of pressing environmental issues, encourage transformative action, and set annual reminders about the need to conserve and protect nature. 2022 marks the 50th year since the Stockholm Conference in 1972 that led to the creation of World Environment Day. This year, the host country is Sweden, and the theme is “Only One Earth”, a campaign to promote urgent action against the climate change crisis. The event was attended by Balang Unitarian Church representative K. Lyngwa, President of the Seng Samla, Bah Deng, Advisor of the Synnod, R.G. Marbaniang, Secretary of Seng Samla Emma Ranee along with a number of Sunday School students from the church.