Friday, May 29, 2009

Environmental film festival concludes at Leh

Forest Division, Leh and State Pollution Control Board, Leh in collaboration with an NGO from New Delhi conducted two day Environmental Film Festival on May 27 and 28, 2009 at District Auditorium, Leh. It was inaugurated by Chairman and chief Executive Councilor, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Mr. Chering Dorjey. 
Nearly 440 students representing 22 different schools of Leh and teachers attended the film festival. 
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Chering Dorjey said that Ladakh region is facing brunt of climate change as many of the glaciers in and around are vanishing and some of them are shrinking. 
In the two day Environmental Film Festival, 16 different films were shown. Each of these films were taken from different parts of India.