I am a journalist, working as Balangir correspondent of the English daily "The Pioneer" and “The Industry and Mines Observer”, an English fortnightly magazine published from Bhubneshwar. I was awarded the Trophy for "Excellence in Journalism" by noted Columnist Sri Shivaji Sarkar,in the presence of Editor in Chief -of The Pioneer,Dr Chandan Mitra ,Editor of The Industry and Mines Observer (IMO) Sri Sirish Mohanty on June19,2012.
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Day to Combat Desertification held at Balangir;News in English dailyThe Pioneer
Balangir: The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought was observed in Balangir on Saturday. Divisional Forest Officer Rashmi Ranjan Naik, ACF NK Jaysingh, Honourary Wildlife Warden Sudhir Kumar Mishra, Ranger BC Roul, advocate Gopal Hota and others spoke on the issue of desertification and the need to tackle drought. They urged the participants to check soil erosion by planting trees and conserving water to combat desertification and drought. The meeting was attended by members of Van Suraksha Samiti (VSS) and foresters and others.