Srinagar, June 6 -- Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today addressed a conference "Our Land, Our Future" on World Environment Day, at Sazgaripora, Srinagar.

In his address to the event, which was organized by Nigeen Lake Conservation Organisation (NLCO), the LG highlighted the need for land restoration to reverse the challenges of land degradation, drought and desertification, an official press release informed.

"'Environment First' is our vision and we are committed to reviving the damaged ecosystem. Our collective efforts to reverse the degradation of ecosystems will boost livelihoods, and food security and prevent extreme weather situations," the LG said.

He called upon NGOs, financial institutions, business organizations, volunteers...