June 5, 2010. Like every year, the World Environment Day was celebrated by the Institute. It was an occasion to create awareness in younger generation. The theme for the World Environment Day 2010 was "Many Species. One Planet. One Future." as declared by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). It echoes the urgent call to conserve the diversity of life on our planet. The following activities were organized for school children at Galaxian International School, Dehradun by the Institute on this day: (i) Clay workshop; and (ii) drawing & painting competition. More than eighty children participated in these activities. Shri Ambar Agnihotri and Smt. Monica Agnihotri, Potter & Ceramist, New Delhi were invited to conduct 'Clay workshop'. The workshop was also organized for the families of the Institute's faculty members in the afternoon session at the Institute. The prepared clay items were sent to a local potter for baking and then they were given to the participants, who prepared them.