Various companies of Tata group, including Tata Steel and Tata Motors, today observed the environment day by organising plantation and climate change awareness programmes.
An awareness rally was organised at the main gate of the Tata Motors' heavy commercial vehicle plant here. Saplings were planted by officials, employees, dealers and other associates of the company as part of its massive plantation campaign.
The celebration at Jamshedpur Steel Works flagged off with a sapling plantation ceremony by Mr H M Nerurkar, Executive Director, India & South East Asia, Tata Steel and Mr Raghunath Pandey, President, Tata Workers’ Union.
A sapling plantation ceremony was also spearheaded by Mr Radhakrishnan Nair, Chief Human Resource Officer, Tata Steel at Tribal Cultural Centre, Sonari where numerous employees under the Employee Volunteerism programme, had followed suit.
The plantation ceremony was followed by a programme on the ''Climate Change'' in which a large cross section of employees, including senior officials from the company, participated.
An awareness scheme a documentary film on the hazards of plastic was shown to all employees in its canteen. It was also agreed that the company would study and explore the opportunities of water conservation and rain water harvesting.