Dhamra Port confers ‘Prakruti Sathi’ awards to school, colleges for greenery


Dhamra (Bhadrak): On
the occasion of World Environment Day observance on Thursday, Dhamra Port conferred
the ‘Prakruti Sathi’ (Friend of the Environment) award to ten educational
institutions of the district who have maintained greenery in their campuses and
are working for awareness spreading in the field.

The ‘Prakruti Sathi’
Award was instituted by the company in 2013 to felicitate and encourage persons
or organizations doing commendable job in the field of environment protection
and enrichment.
Last year on the
occasion of World Environment Day 10 individuals who had immensely contributed
for the enrichment of environment in Bhadrak district were honoured.
CEO of DPCL Santosh
Kumar Mohapatra on Thursday, presented the “Prakruti Sathi – 2014” Awards to
the educational institutions at a special function organized by the company
within the port premises. The principals and headmasters of the respective
colleges and schools received the awards on behalf their institutions.
The Awardees for the
year were, Dosinga High School, Dosinga, Sukhchand Manna Nodal UPME School,
Kaithakhola, Fulamani M.E. School, Sashikadeipur, SS Nigamanand Uchha
Vidyapitha, Sashikadeipur, Bansada High School, Aparti Charan High School,
Ghanteswar, Santi Sailendra High School, Pirahat, Samtaraypur High School,
Gadi, Ghanteswar College, Ghanteswar and Biranchi Narayan College, Paliabindha.
A drawing competition
for school children was also organized by Dhamra Port at the periphery Dosinga
village cyclone shelter wherein many students from local schools participated.
The drawings on the theme of environment protection by six students were
selected for prize.
These students were
from JN High School, Kaithakhola, Dosinga High School, Dosinga UGUP (ME) School
and DPCL DAV Public School.
The drawing competition
and World Environment Day event was coordinated by CSR Head of DPCL Himansu S.

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