NTPC Bhubaneswar office celebrated World Environment Day today. Shri Sanjeev Kishore, Regional Executive Director (RED), Eastern Region (ER) II, administered pledge to the employees present on the occasion while maintaining social distancing and wearing protective masks due to on going Covid 19 pandemic guidelines. Similarly, all unit heads on Eastern Region of NTPC such as Heads of Project of NTPC Talcher Kaniha, NTPC Talcher Thermal in Angul district , NTPC Darlipali in Sundargarh district and Bongaigaon in Assam also administered the oath to NTPC employees while observing 05 June as World Environment Day.
The pledge called upon everyone to join hands and contribute within our ambit to conserve natural resources by optimum usage in our business and day to day life and secure a safe and healthy environment not only for human being but also for all species , which are equally important for maintaining ecological balance on mother earth. A message from Shri Ramesh Babu V, Director (Operations) NTPC was also read. In his message , he called upon all to join hands and take a pledge in securing a safe and healthy environment not only for human being but also for all species, thereby maintaining ecological balance on mother Earth.
On this day in order to commemorate the occasion , Shri Sanjeev Kishore, (RED) , ER II, all the Heads of Departments and the employees also planted tree saplings at the NTPC premises. It may be recalled that NTPC is passionate about the environment and pro active in its approach in ensuring a greener tomorrow. NTPC has planted more than 35 million trees nationwide and the mission continues. NTPC was the first among power utilities in India to start Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) studies and reinforced it with Periodic Environmental Audits and Reviews. A Greener India and an Empowered India walk hand in hand towards the goal of a resurgent India.
In Odisha, NTPC planted 85000 tree last year, and also taking up more than 1 lakh tree in this FY 2020-21