Rosatom celebrates Environment Day, Russian Day in Ishwardi

ISHWARDI, PABNA: Russian popular cultural group 'Song and Dance Ensemble' performs at the celebration of Russian Day organised by Russia's state atomic energy agency Rosatom at the Green City project of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Ishwardi on Friday.

Ishwardi (Pabna) Correspondent :
On the occasion of World Environment Day-2024, with the aim of creating public awareness about concussion consumption and on the occasion of celebrating Russian National Day, Russia’s state atomic energy agency Rosatom has organized various programs in the under-construction Rooppur nuclear power project area. The program concluded on Friday (June 14) night with an award ceremony at the project’s Green City and a spectacular Russian cultural program.
Russian project director of Ruppur NPP, Alexey Dairy, was the chief guest at the felicitation and interesting Russian cultural program organized at Green City. He handed over mementos to the Russian best workers working in various contractors of the project. Later, the traditional and very popular cultural group ‘Song and Dance Ensemble’ from Russia enthralled the audience with their hour-long performance. Through dance and music, they express the Russian culture, traditions and sentiments of the Russian people.
Rosatom in collaboration with Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission organized various events in Pabna and Ishwardi region on Environment Day from June 5 to June 8. Through the programme, Rosatom demonstrates its commitment to environmental sustainability and social inclusion. The events highlight the importance of carbon-free energy alongside conscious consumption. More than 1500 local residents actively participated in these programs.
A seminar was organized at Pabna University of Science and Technology on Consus Consumption and Ecological Features of Rooppur NPP. Top environmentalists addressed the seminar. After the seminar, a separate event was organized with local school students at Ishwardi Nuclear Information Center on the same day. In this event, students get hands-on training on how to create useful and beautiful items from waste like plastic bottles and newspapers.
In a fun game on ‘Trace to Treasure Challenge’ organized at Ishwardi Government College, participants used their own creativity to create different items from different items. On that day an educational cartoon titled ‘Agamkal’ was screened for local school students. Pabna Science and Technology University Geography and Environment Department Chairman Dr. Muhammad Rashedul Islam had a detailed discussion with the students about Conscious Consumption.
As one of the attractions of the program, a special play on environmental issues was staged in Ishwardi on June 7. The play highlights the importance of environmental protection and the importance of nuclear technology as a clean source of energy. Besides, a fair of eco-friendly products is also organized for the local people in the premises of Ishwardi Municipality. Rosatom also organized a visit to a vintage denim factory located in EPZ for local students. The factory is known as an environment friendly green factory.
Nina Demendrasova, Head of Communications Department at Eta Mantra said, “Environment issue has become very important now. As the General Contractor of Rooppur Nuclear Power Project, we consider it our responsibility to work on this issue. We have been organizing such programs for three years and the active participation of the people has helped us. Inspiring”.