Western Coalfields Limited celebrated the World Environment Day by planting saplings at its headquarters in Nagpur. CMD Shri Manoj Kumar graced the occasion as the Chief Guest while Director (Personnel) Dr. Sanjay Kumar, Director Technical (Operations) Shri J. P. Dwivedi and Chief Vigilance Officer Amit Kumar Srivastava were present as the Guest of Honor.
CMD Shri Manoj Kumar, in his address, elaborated on the numerous initiatives taken by WCL towards environmental protection and preservation. Those included massive tree plantation, measures for dust suppression, First Mile Connectivity projects, construction of ECO Parks etc. He emphasised that the individual efforts for environmental protection are as important as the work executed at the Organisational level. He said that we all should adopt the larger cause of environmental preservation and contribute our bit.
To strengthen the commitment towards Environmental preservation, an oath to that effect was taken. CMD Shri Manoj Kumar administered the oath to all present during the occasion. Thereafter, message of Shri. Pramod Agarwal, Chairman, Coal India Limited was read out by General Manager (Environment) Mr. Kaushik Chakraborty. Posters, based on the WCL’s efforts towards Environment Preservation, were also unveiled. Guests distributed cotton bags and saplings to all present and later planted saplings in the headquarter premises.
A large number of officers and employees were present on the occasion. Milind Chahande, Manager (Public Relations) anchored the program while vote of thanks was proposed by Shri S. K. Jena, General Manager (Mining/Environment).