PARADIP, JUNE 05, 2023
With the theme #Beat Plastic Pollution, World Environment Day 2023 was observed at Paradip Port.
Paradip Saksharata Samiti (PPS), the social arm of Paradip Port Authority (PPA), organized plantation drive at Madhuban Colony under the flagship banner of ‘Mission- LiFE’.
PPA Chairman PL Haranadh along with Deputy Chairman Nilabhra Dasgupta and volunteers of PSS planted saplings to increase green cover in the Port Township.
Later, Haranadh and Dasgupta participated in another plantation programme conducted in the Sewerage Treatment Plant-II of the Port. The PPA Chairman outlined the importance of planting trees as these are the life line for survival on Earth.
PPA Chief Engineer HS Rout and his team conducted the programme.
Earlier in the morning, an awareness cycle rally was flagged off by PPA FA&CAO DN Sondhi, and Deputy Conservator Capt. AC Sahoo from Jagannath Temple which was culminated at Gopabandhu Stadium after covering the township.
Capt. Sahoo later administered the World Environment Day pledge to the officers and employees of PPA at Administrative Building. Marine Department led by Capt. Sahoo also cleaned three ponds at PPA Golf Course.