Celebration of World Heritage Day-18th April, 2020


UNESCO -Wildlife Institute of India Category 2 Centre for
World Natural Heritage Management and Training for Asia and the Pacific Region

The UNESCO WII C2C on World Heritage Management and Training for the Asia and Pacific Region celebrated World Heritage Day - 2020 on 18th April 2020. To commemorate the occasion and spread awareness about natural heritage among students, online drawing and essay competitions were organized. Children of officials and staff of forestry institutions based in Dehradun (studying in 9 different schools) participated in the competition. Entries were evaluated by a 4 member committee for the middle category (6th - 8th Standard). Criteria for evaluation included relevance to the subject, originality/perspective, composition and overall presentation. Adequate entries were not received for the remaining categories and the participants in these categories will receive consolation prize. The results of both the competitions for middle category are as given below:

Winners of drawing competition

Winners of essay competition as given below:

Due to social distancing norms prizes and certificates will be distributed after lockdown period. The dates will be notified later and communicated to participant individually.