Envis Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

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World Environment Day Celebrated at Vizag Steel

 

Date | June 06, 2019:

 

World Environment Day was celebrated in a big way at Vizag Steel. The month long events organised by Environment Management Department of Vizag Steel, culminated with a grand function held at TTI auditorium of the Steel Plant.

 

Shri PK Rath, CMD, RINL-VSP was the chief guest. Shri P Ravindranath, Senior Environmental Engineer, Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board was the Guest of Honor.

 

Speaking on the occasion. Shri P Ravindranath said that manmade intervention like Domestic, Industry, Transport & Agriculture are the major sources of pollution. These are being cautiously controlled by our latest govt. Policies through NGT & CPCB. He complimented RINL for taking extensive pollution control measures and sustaining a green and clean environment in and around the plant and township. He said that the Govt of AP and AP Pollution Control Board started a campaign in a big way to contain plastic pollution in the society for a clean environment. He called upon the people to reject use of plastics in their daily life.

 

Shri PK Rath spoke at length about the commitment of Vizag Steel towards environment and said that RINL has been attaching high importance to maintain the eco-system clean and green right from the beginning. RINL, in this direction, has introduced new technologies for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, waste management projects etc, and invested huge amounts on environment protection measures in expansion and modernization, he added. He further said that, optimization of productions and mitigation of pollution has to go hand in hand. Every citizen is responsible in addition to the Govt & Industry to leave a green world to the future.

 

Shri P Raychaudhury, Director (Commercial) & I/c Projects, Shri VV Venugopal Rao, Director (Finance), Shri OR Ramani, ED (Works) I/c, Shri P Balachandra Rao, GM (EnMD), Senior officials, representatives of SEA, union leaders and a large number of school children participated.

 

The dignitaries distributed prizes to the winners of various competitions held in connection with the World Environment Day. Green Awards were also bestowed on employees who had contributed for the betterment of environment. The World Environment Day celebrations saw the involvement of more than 1000 people from Ukkunagaram and surrounding areas.

 

 

(Source: http://www.psuconnect.in/)