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Stalin bats for an environment-friendly Tamil society.

- June 4, 2022

Chennai, June 4 (BPNS)

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin on Saturday called upon the people of Tamil Nadu to be more conscious on the environment and always to be environmental friendly. He was speaking after flagging off 25 e-vehicles that were handed over to Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) officials as part of the environment day celebrations to be held on June 5th.

 He said that the vehicles will be pressed into service as part of the measures to reduce carbon footprint and global warming. The state exchequer has spent an amount of Rs 3.42 crore for purchase of 25 e-vehicles, the Chief Minister said.

The Chief Minister also handed over the ‘Pasumai’ awards for protecting environment to district collectors, Aneesh Shekhar( Madurai), D. Mohan (Villupuram), and B. Murugesh (Tiruvannamalai). The awards were presented as part of the world environment day celebrations to be held on June 5th.

Stalin also handed over the Pasumai Muthanmayilar awards to 79 institutions that include industries and educational institutions. Cash prizes and mementos were handed over to these institutions for promoting environment and taking initiatives against global warming.

Minister of state for environment and Forest, Siva V. Meyyanthan, Chief Secretary Irai Anbu, and Principal Secretary environment and Forest, Supriya Sahu were present during the function held in Chennai.