MLCU observes World Wildlife Day

Shillong March 3: With  the objective to enhance the understanding among the  students by linking classroom learning with on-site examples the Deartment Of Environment & Traditional Ecosystems of Martin Luther Christian University, Shillong today observed the World Wildlife Day on 3rd March, 2017 by organising an awareness cum field  exposure visit to Lady Hydari Park & Botanical Garden, Shillong.




The undergraduate & postgraduate students of the dept were explained about the importance of wildlife in our life and the urgent need to protect them. Though rich in biodiversity, many plant and animal species in  Meghalaya have come under serious  threat.

Besides recording the details of plant and animal species present there, the students  also delved in to the distribution, abundance and ecosystem functioning of species present in these two protected areas.

They studied the current level of conservation being practiced there. The long-term objective of the programme was  to draw up an effective model of  conservation  for the wild fauna and flora of the state.

Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Ph: 0364-2535467/0364- 2535437
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