Thursday, June 4, 2009

Tata Motors to start tree plantation drive

Tata Motors will start a huge tree plantation drive across India and other south Asian countries on World Environment Day Friday, according to a company spokesperson.

"The tree plantation drive is part of its endeavour to constantly improve its carbon footprint," the spokesperson said, adding that the company has set itself a target of planting 200,000 saplings across over 1,100 locations in India and abroad this year, beginning June 5.

"This massive campaign is driven across the company - at plant locations, offices and its dealerships, authorised service centres, and spare parts distributors."

The spokesperson added that Tata Motors has already planted over 10 million trees.

In addition, the firm is also organising a free PUC (Pollution Under Control) check-up for its commercial vehicles Friday at over 100 service centres across the country. As part of the PUC check, emission related components would be checked and rectified.

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