COMCG urges all to conserve environment

Port Blair
5 Jun 2017

As part of  the Environment Day celebration, the Indian Coast Guard, A & N region conducted a plantation drive on Monday at its premises here to generate awareness among masses towards forest conservation. The tree plantation drive was followed by a lecture from Mr Naveen Kumar, P, Deputy Conservator of Forests & Wildlife on bio-diversity of flora & fauna in the  A & N Islands and initiatives taken by forest department towards conservation of biospheres in these Islands. He also appreciated Coast Guard for their assistance to achieve this goal.
In his address, the chief guest of the event, Inspector General KR Suresh, Tatrakshak Medal, Commander, Coast Guard Region(A&N)  emphasized on the  involvement of everyone to provide better environment to future generations. Being educated and responsible citizens it’s our obligation, not to further harm environment and handover environment in same or better state to the future generations. He further reiterated that the effort should be from one and all towards educating the next generation about preserving the environment and reducing the carbon footprint by encouraging the reduction in consumption of plastic and paper. He also assured the forest department to extend all-out efforts and help from Coast Guard towards conservation of the environment and biospheres in A&N Islands.
The Indian Coast Guard is committed to put its best foot forward towards betterment of environment, reduction in carbon emissions and ensuring healthy future for coming generations, a release from Coast Guard said.