IndianOil Refinery (PSU Connect)
Panipat : IndianOil’s Panipat Refinery & Petrochemical Complex in association with Forest & Wildlife Department, Government of Haryana, launched an environment sustainability initiative of greening village Gwalra in District Panipat, Haryana, with over two lakh saplings over an area of 500 acres.
Being undertaken under the Corporate Environment Responsibility, the green initiative was launched on 17th October by Mr. Kanwar Pal, Hon’ble Minister of Haryana for Education, Forest and Tourism. Mr. Kanwar Pal appreciated IndianOil for conservation of environment. He said, “IndianOil has contributed immensely for the development of Haryana and we are thankful to the management of IndianOil.
This environmental initiative by IndianOil’s Panipat Refinery has inspired us and we must replicate such initiatives in other villages too.” He urged other corporates and panchayats to undertake similar tree plantation drives throughout Haryana. Mr Manohar Lal, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Haryana also conveyed his best wishes for the mission. Mr S M Vaidya Chairman IndianOil, sent his good wishes for this meaningful project which is aligned with the Company’s focus on energy conservation and mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions.
Mr. G C Sikder, ED & RH, Panipat Refinery & Petrochemical Complex, handed over the symbolic cheque of Rs 7.18 crore to Mr. Kanwar Pal. He shared that IndianOil PRPC has already planted more than 6 lakh trees in the surrounding villages and keeps connected with all its stakeholders in many meaningful ways, contributing towards the inclusive growth and development of Panipat. Rs. 78,379 crore is the contribution by IndianOil to the exchequer of Haryana in the last three years.
Other dignitaries present on the occasion were Mr. Krishan Lal Panwar, Ex-Transport Minister, Haryana, Mr. Mahipal Dhanda, MLA, Panipat (Rural), Mr. Dharam Pal Gonder, MLA, Nilokheri, Ms. Archana Gupta, BJP State president, Mr. Alok Nigam, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary (Forest), Govt. of Haryana, other senior executives from government of Haryana and IndianOil.
Posted Date : 19-10-20
Categories : CSR