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Paradip Refinery celebrates World Environment Day in Odisha

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Paradip, Jun 5:

The Paradip Refinery celebrated the World Environment Day in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district today.

IOCL Paradipwith the Tree plantations and events for employees, housewives, children were organized on the theme of World Environment Day 2015 : Seven Billion Dreams – One Planet – Consume with Care, at Paradip Refinery in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district today.

The celebration began with a community tree plantation drive inaugurated by Ramjee Ram, executive director-I/C, PDRP in the presence of GS Singh, executive director (Tech), PDRPians, sarpanchs, and representatives of nearby schools and guests at Paradip Refinery township.

Besides, competition for including debate and fancy dress were organized for children of IOCL and CISF to spread awareness on preservation of environment while quiz competition was held for housewives and employees.

Paradip Refinery Project has adopted of modern technologies for Flue gas desulphurisation, low NOx burners for reduction of emissions, modern effluent treatment plant with reverse osmosis plant for maximum water reuse, development of green belts with more than seven lakh trees to act as green house gases.

Paradip Refinery has adopted all latest energy conservation and environment protection initiatives like hospital bio-medical waste management, installation of solar lights, installation of 1000 kg/day kitchen waste based Bio-Gas plant, waste segregation into Biodegradable and Non-Biodegradable, eliminating use of plastic bags, etc. PDRP is committed towards conservation of Environment in all its activities.