Gopalpur: The leading port in eastern coast, Gopalpur Ports Limited (GPL) has launched a massive tree plantation drive at the port premises in Arjyapalli focusing on the United Nations (UN) theme “Solutions to Plastic Pollution”.
On the august occasion of “World Environment Day-2023” and in a bid to build up a green, pollution-free as well as sustainable future (a part and parcel of its constant effort) has launched the ambitious program of greening the areas.
To mark the remarkable occasion, a special programme was organised at the port premises chaired by Janardhana Rao, CEO, Gopalpur Port along with HODs of various departments and employees present.
While a successful tree plantation drive was organized by the Environment Department, it was religiously decided to take care of each sapling planted so that it survives and has a healthy growth.
Besides, various green initiatives were taken on this occasion. It has been decided to review the plantations from time to time within the Port area as well as the upcoming plantation drive. Also, other major measures related to environmental conservation and protection to be taken by all the departments.
Addressing the gathering, Shri Rao, CEO, Gopalpur Port stated, “GPL is committed to the conservation and protection of our pristine environment. A green review has been taken about the Port operation along with Environment protection with regard to the Eco-System Conservation.”
Gracing the occasion, Sanjay Thorat, DGM, Environment presented the Green Port efforts in a detailed manner.
Shri Thorat is spearheading the Greening Program of the Gopalpur Port.
Among others Head Marine Department, Senior Vice President, HR&IR and CFO, addressed on the significance of our precious Environment, said an official.
In addition, various activities were carried out for the environmental conservation.
Notably, GPL is committed to march ahead with its journey to improve biodiversity, mitigate climate change and enhance environmental care by innovative sustainable development aligned with global nature conservation, said an officer.