goes for costal clean-up drive
Recently, Essar Ports and Essar Shipping took part in coastal clean-up drive at Mumbai beaches, which was initiated by the Indian Coast Guard. The programme was a part of the initiative pertaining to coastal environmental awareness on the occasion of International Coastal Clean- up Day.
A large number of volunteers including students of various colleges, schools and NGOs participated in the voluntary work to clear the debris at one of the cityÊs largest beachfronts in Juhu and Girgaum Chowpatty. Rajiv Agarwal, managing director, Essar Ports and other senior Indian Coast Guard officers were also present on the occasion.
Commenting on the event Agarwal said, „The aim of the event is to spread awareness about clean and green environment for the years to come.‰
„Indian Coast Guard has been actively associated with the conduct of the event for the past many years in all coastal states of India. Essar Group is associated with Coast Guard for nearly a decade in this initiative,‰ informed Agarwal.
(left to right): MV Badkar, DIG, Coast Guard; Nirmal Kumar Deshmukh, Mumbai suburban district collector; Rajiv Agarwal, MD, Essar Ports and Capt Anoop Kumar Sharma, CEO & director, Essar Shipping