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Adani Dhamra Port observes World Environmental Health Day

Dhamra, 27/09/2023: The IFEH (International Federation of Environmental Health) took a step forward to highlight the importance of environmental health and its care. In light of this, every year September 26th is celebrated worldwide as World Environment Health Day. The theme for World Environment Health Day, 2023 has been decided to be “Global Environmental Public Health – Standing up to protect everyone’s health each and every day.”

At Adani Dhamra Port, we have incorporated this for the celebration of World Environment Health Day, 2023 celebration. A mass plantation drive was undertaken by the Department of Horticulture among employees at the premises in coordination with the Environment Team. The drive was inaugurated by COO Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Gupta in the presence of senior officials.

A variety of saplings were planted by the port employees. It has also been remarkable as an ornamental plant for landscaping purposes. Besides landscaping and plantation uses, It has been widely used in everyday life as a medicinal plant. The leaves have been used for ages for treatment of stomachache, diabetes as well and intestinal worms.

Towards Environmental Health, public awareness, and individual initiative is important. At a personal and domestic level, we should take measures to decrease our burden on the environment.

About Editor in chief

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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