Goa, Sep 17 (IANS) Vedanta (NS:)’s Sesa Goa Iron Ore Business’s #VedantaForACleanerCoast campaign to support the the Union Government in its ‘Swachh Sagar, Surakshit Sagar’ initiative concluded on Saturday and covered 75 beaches across the country.
Under the campaign, over 300 employees and Business partners from Vedanta Sesa Goa Iron Ore Business participated in a series of coastal clean-up drives at Velsao, Colva and Miramar beaches at Goa.
A week-long campaign concluded on ‘International Coastal Clean-up Day’ with Mega Cleanliness drive at Miramar Beach Panjim in the presence of Sauvick Mazumdar, CEO- Iron & Steel Sector, Vedanta Limited and Sujal Shah, CEO- Iron Ore Business, Vedanta Limited along with other senior officials from Vedanta.
Sauvick Mazumdar, CEO- Iron & Steel Sector, Vedanta Limited said, “We are extremely pleased to be the part of this massive nationwide coastal clean-up campaign that is ‘Swacch Sagar, Surakshit Sagar’ by Government of India.
“It is a responsibility of each one of us to committedly work towards environment protection and cleanliness of our surroundings in every aspect of our life. Kudos to entire Sesa Goa Iron Ore business team for the overwhelming participation in these collective efforts to protect our marine ecosystem,” Mazumdar said.
Sujal Shah, CEO, Sesa Goa Iron Ore Business, Vedanta Limited said, “A step ahead in our endeavour for building sustainable future, we are extremely proud to partner in Government of India’s nationwide campaign of ‘Swachh Sagar, Surakshit Sagar’ and be a contributor towards improving ocean health through collective action. I commend entire Vedanta Sesa Goa Iron Ore Business team for this highly successful #VedantaForACleanerCoast campaign and urge everyone to go beyond the campaign and continue with environment conservation practices by making it a way of life “
The ‘Swachh Sagar, Surakshit Sagar’ campaign was launched by the Ministry of Earth Sciences in association with the Indian Coast Guard, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, National Disaster Management Authority, Seema Jagran Manch, Students for Development, and other organisations.