World Environment Day is the Annual Event celebrated on June 5th, dedicated to promote environmental awareness and encouraging global action to protect the planet. This day serves as a crucial platform to address pressing environmental issues and advocate for sustainable practices.
The World Environment Day 2023 was celebrated by Goa Shipyard with great fervor. The event started with ‘Cycle Rally’ on 4th June 2023 to promote the concept of LiFE (Lifestyle for Environment) as introduced by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India at COP26 in Glasgow as an international mass movement towards “mindful and deliberate utilisation, instead of mindless and destructive consumption” to protect and preserve the environment. Shri Brajesh Kumar Upadhyay, Chairman & Managing Director, Goa Shipyard Limited, flagged off the rally in the presence of Director (Finance) and senior management. Over hundreds of enthusiastic participants, including local community, school students, CISF personnel and GSL employees took part in 10 Kilometres cycle rally began from GSL Mogara Gate to Sao Jacinto Island, making it a successful event.
A Pledge on Environment Day was also administered among GSL employees to keep up the spirit of 2023 theme to “Beat Plastic Pollution”. The pledge was further followed by a tree plantation drive and awareness talk on LiFE (Lifestyle for Environment) by Shri Vithal Shelke, Environmentalist.
This day reminds us that each individual has a role to play in safeguarding the environment. It emphasizes the importance of making sustainable choices in our daily lives and encourages us to become responsible towards Mother Earth. By our combined efforts and implementing environment friendly practices, we hope to create greener and cleaner environment.