As part of the initiative of World Economic Forum, and under the theme ‘Beat Deforestation’ Global Shapers Community of Imphal, ‘Mission Treellionaire Ukhrul’ was launched at Sacred Heart Higher Secondary School, Hungpung Ukhrul. The organizers aim to plant more trees and bring awareness on reforestation among the people, and sensitize them about the environment and climate change.
Global Shapers Community is a network led by young people with a drive to make a significant contribution to their communities.
Mathanmi Hungyo Member of GSC Imphal said that the Imphal Hub is the 450th Hub in the world and has been active since September 2015. It aims to gather exceptional young individuals from various backgrounds and walks of life, in and around Imphal and other places of Manipur to bring about positive changes in the State
The programme was organized by Environmental Force at Grassroots Level (ENFOGAL) and Global Shapers Community (GSC). The executive member of Small Town Committee, ADC Ukhrul, Kapangpam Zimik, launched the programme in the presence of SBM-G Ukhrul (ZSBP), Rinshang Pheiray and convener of BJP Ukhrul district, Department of Environment and Climate Change, Michael Shaiza.
Members from GSC Imphal and ENFOGAL Ukhrul and hundreds of students from Sacred Heart planted tree saplings at the school compound.