Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation observes World Environment Day 2020 with a theme – Biodiversity: Time for nature

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Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) is observing World Environment Day, 2020 with a theme, “Biodiversity: Time for nature” to spread awareness towards the conservation and promotion of our environment among the people. On this occasion, being a responsible organization the officers and employees including the Managing Director, Shri. Kumar Keshav himself, took an oath to continue to strive for the preservation of biodiversity for a better life on the earth with strict adherence to social distancing at Transport Nagar Metro Depot today.

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After this, a plantation drive is also being carried out at Transport Nagar Depot where Managing Director, Shri. Kumar Keshav along with other senior officials planted saplings to create awareness and consciousness among everyone “Environment Conservation & Protection” as the ultimate motto. The wives of officers and other staff members of Uttar Pradesh Metro also contributed towards a clean environment by planting trees in the Uttar Pradesh Metro Officers Colony.

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The past year, UPMRC celebrated World Environment Week, from 3rd June to the 9th June with lots of activities and competitions to encourage environment conversation in society. But this time, keeping the current situation in mind, Uttar Pradesh Metro is not doing any such activity which is likely to result in a mass gathering. There’s only an in house activity called ‘Green Selfie Competition’ is conducted in which employees submitted their selfies in accordance with the theme, from which the best three ’03’ will be awarded soon.

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Putting his views on environmental protection in front of other officers and employees, Mr. Kumar Keshav said, “This World Environment Day is very important for us, we have to understand that environmental protection is the only way to make human life enjoyable and accessible. The corona tragedy prevailing in us is not natural and now we have to live with it for some time and only nature can support us in living with it. This World Environment Day, I request all of you to understand your responsibility towards nature and give your contribution because your contribution made today will be very enjoyable and beneficial for the coming generation”.

Source: UPMRC Press Release

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