Meet your Legislator: Climate Change townhall in Kohima, Nagaland

Meet your Legislator: Climate Change townhall in Kohima, Nagaland

‘IMI collaborated with Young Indians (Yi) Nagaland Chapter to conduct an interactive session with students on climate change under the ‘Meet your Legislator’.

It was attended by Shri Mmhonlumo Kikon Hon’ble Advisor IT&C, Science & Technology, New & Renewable Enegy and Mr. Neichute Doulo, CEO, Entrepreneurs Associates and founding member of IMI from Nagaland as the Panel Speakers. Advisor Shri. Mmhonlumo Kikon spoke about the initiatives of the Government in Solid Waste Management, as well as focusing on the initiatives to improve access to LPG and biogas.  These talks were followed by an interactive question-answer session to the panellists. During the hour long session, the students asked a number of questions touching on Deforestation, initiatives that the students can do to promote civic sense, promoting environmental awareness and concerns among the political leaders, roles of NGOs in the state vis-à-vis Climate change initiatives and the short term-long term impacts of the efforts they make today. There was also a painting competition organized amongst the students on the theme ‘Unchecked effects of Climate Change in Nagaland – Year 2030’.