On the occasion of International Environment Day commemorated on the 1st of July 2016, the organised by the government of Maharashtra has initiated a plantation drive for more than two crore trees.
On this very occasion, GWRL has pledged to plant approximately 2 thousand trees in the vicinity of their Wai plant. The activity was inaugurated by Mrs. Vijayatai Ghosle – Host of Pratapghad Utsav Samiti.
The villagers of Chandak and the forest department of the Wai also participated in the drive by planting 200 saplings.
GWRL and social forestry planted 300 trees on the outskirts of Wai Mandhardevi – located nearby Renuse. Mr. Prabodh Kant from Garware Wall Ropes Limited on the occasion stated that GWRL this year plans to actively participate in the drive and has pledged to plant 3 thousand saplings.
For this programme several dignitaries like Vijayatai Bhosle – Host of Pratabghad Utsav Samiti, Mr. Prabodh Kamat of Garware Wall Ropes, Shri. S.G Paluskar, Shri Vaibhav Joshi, Shri Abhijit Joshi, Shri Ravindra Garde, Dr. Abhay Gupta, Union representatives Shri Mahindra Shanve, Shri Sampat Jagtap, Shri Kiran Nayakwadi along with other employees were present, for the program. The Vice Sarpanch of the Chandak village – Shri Khamkar, the sarpanch of Dhawdi village – Shri Sateesh Mandhre and the sarpanch of Bopordi village – Shri Suneel Gawde were also present to express their enthusiasm for the drive and their love and fondness for Mother Nature.