Kolkata, 5th June, 2020: The World Environment Day was observed at South Eastern Railway Headquarters, Garden Reach on friday to raise awareness on environment and to preserve Eco-system for the benefit of the living beings. Sanjay Kumar Mohanty, General Manager, South Eastern Railway planted saplings as a part of observance of World Environment Day at SER Headquarters Campus while other Principal Officers took part in the programme and plantedsaplings to for more greenery and environment in the Headquarters Campus and SER colonies.
South Eastern Railway is committed to improve bio-diversity, mitigate climate change, enhance environmental care, optimise resources and energy efficiency, solid waste management &utilisationand significantly reduce plastic waste in all railway premises for improving the quality of lives. On the occasion, South Eastern Railway has spread community awareness about replacing non-recyclable plastic with environment friendly materials. The day is being observed to promote a pollution free and sustainable society focusing on conserving the environment and encouraging healthy environment. The day was marked by a host of events across the SE Railway jurisdiction in keeping with the theme “Celebrate Bio-diversity “.
To mark the occasion, posters and banners have been displayed all around SER headquarters and in its four Divisions viz. Kharagpur, Adra, Ranchi and Chakradharpur as well as in SER colonies.
The whole programme was organised by maintaining social distancing & wearing face mask and using hand sanitizer keeping in view to contain the spread of COVID-19.