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Industrial Environment Improvement Drive in GIDC Industrial Estate, Vapi, Gujarat

5th June to 5th July 2017

“World Environment Day - celebration event” commemorated the beginning of a month long Environment Improvement Drive launched in GIDC Industrial Estate Vapi, Gujarat on 5th June 2017 on the occasion of the World Environment Day.

The drive was organised by the Vapi Industries Association (VIA) together with the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB), the Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC), Notified Area Authority (NAA), Vapi Green Enviro Ltd. (VGEL), World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

Members from associations and various industries came together and participated enthusiastically to highlight the importance of our environment and create awareness amongst all to conserve it.

This year’s theme of the World Environment Day “Connecting People to Nature” also resonated in various activities taken up for the celebration event.  Free plants distribution to children of GIDC School and common public marked the inauguration of drive.  The Chief Guest, Mr. Kanubhai Desai, MLA, Pardi, Gujarat distributed approximately 2000 saplings. Several plantation activities at CETP Vapi, Pidilite Industries, Centre of Excellence (CoE), stretch adjacent to National Highway No. 48 from Muktidham to UPL industry were carried out. A total of 5000 trees were planted in Vapi on the occasion of World Environment Day 2017.

Throughout the month, various awareness drives, cleanliness drives and plantation drives will be carried out. Also, individual industries will do their bit by carrying out cleanliness and plantation activities in and around their own premises with live reporting to Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) through WhatsApp media.