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NTPC Bhubaneswar office celebrates World Environment Day


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


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