OdishaLIVE Bureau

Under the aegis of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Govt. of India, Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD, NALCO, flagged off the 3km Mini-Marathon from IDCO Exhibition Ground to Kalinga Stadium, on the eve ofWorld Environment Day 2018, which focuses on the theme –‘Beat Plastic Pollution’

Thousands of citizens, including school students, senior citizens, residents of Bhubaneswar, employees of PSUs comprising NALCO, Indian Oil, MCL, NTPC, Power Grid Corporation of India, pledged to beat the menace of plastic pollution and participated in this noble initiative.

The World Environment Day is observed on 5th of June every year.