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Eco - Fair 2017: Connecting People to Nature

On the occasion of World Environment Day, 2017: Connecting People to Nature Clean Energy Nepal organized an Eco – Fair on 4th June, 2017 at the CEN office premises, Satdobato, Lalitpur. The main objective of the Eco-Fair was to aware, educate and provide smart solutions on environmental issues to school children, community people and individuals.

Nine different schools from the Valley along with seven organizations working in environmental management sector exhibited on Eco-Fair. The materials displayed during the eco-fair include; Inclusive Urban road model and chart, Green homes, Energy efficiency of electric bulbs, Roof top farming, Air pollution scenario; sources, effect and solution, Improved cooking stoves (ICS), Hydraulic ramp pump, Eco-City models, Sloping agricultural land technology (SALT), Vertical gardening, Management of Glacier Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF) model, Alternative energy models, Dust to brick making process, Air purifiers and indoor air monitoring device, Bio gas, Rain water harvesting, Vermi-composting, reused and recycled materials. The eco-fair also comprised eco-quiz, games and documentary show on different environmental issues. 

The eco-fair was formally inaugurated by the newly elected Ward Chairperson Mr. Sudarshan Mishra of Ward-15, Lalitpur and General Secretary Mr. Manjeet Dhakal, Clean Energy Nepal by watering the plants. Presence of Ward member Mr. Mahendra Manandhar was appreciable as well in the program. The chairperson appreciated the program and stated that they will be looking forward for future collaboration with CEN to conduct other environment conservation activities. Such programs are very important for the mass awareness, he added.

Among the nine participated school, the best school was awarded by voting system among the participants of the Eco Fair. Shree Padma Higher Secondary School, Bhaktapur was awarded as the Best School based on their displayed materials, content and presentation skill.  

During the closing session, Mr. Bhusan Tuladhar, Advisor, Clean Energy Nepal remarked that the Environment day should not be celebrated only for a single day, every single day is environment day and the concept of the environment conservation should be followed practically by all.

About one thousand people from different academic institutions, civil societies, individuals and community people visited the eco-fair. 


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