On the World Ozone Day, the Vedanta Aluminium conducted an awareness campaign for students at Jharsuguda, in association with the Regional Office of Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) and DAV Public School, Jharsuguda.
The campaign aimed at sensitising the students on ozone depletion, its impact on the climate and individual responsibility, aligned to this year’s theme of ‘Montreal Protocol@35: Global Cooperation Protecting Life on Earth’.
Regional Officer of OSPCB Er HK Nayak graced the occasion along with deputy environment scientists AK Bhoi and Anusha Ekka. Principal of DAV Public School, Jharsuguda,Prashant Kumar Panda and District Session Judge, Women’s Court, Jaipur, Anjali Machhkhand were also present on the occasion.
The company also conducted various awareness drives across its operations in the subsequent days that reached out to hundreds of employees and business partners, reiterating the company’s commitment to de-carbonisation of its operations in the long run.
Employees and business partners took a climate action pledge and were sensitized on ways to reduce carbon footprint at the operations to preserve the ozone layer.