Port Wings News Network:
Swachhta Hi Seva & Swachhta Pakhwada at Paradip Port came to an end on 03 October 2018 with the valedictory function held at Jaydev Sadan.
On the occasion Shri Rinkesh Roy, Chairman, PPT, chief guest, said that cleanliness should be an integral part of our day today life.
Highlighting the measures taken by the port authority to curb air and water pollution in the locality, he told about the inception of Dry Fog Dust Suppression System at Mechanised Coal Handing Plant (MCHP) on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, which is one of its kind in Asia. 35% of total port traffic is normally received at Rail Receival Station of both MCHP and Iron Ore Handling Plant (IOHP). The new system will ensure good quality of air in the surroundings.
Similarly, he spoke about the upcoming project of clean drinking water through a new Desalination Plant in association with National Institute of Ocean Technology.
Shri S.K. Sahu, FA & CAO, PPT while welcoming the guests, briefed on the swachhta activities conducted during the last fortnight at PPT. A visual presentation on activities conducted by the Port for the last fortnight, along with Paradip Municipality and Paradip Sakshyarata Samity Members was shown. Paradip Municipality was awarded a prize for its co-operation and active participation in the Swachhta Pakhwada by Chairman, PPT. The employees of the Marine, Traffic Dept., Finance Deptt. and members of Paradip Sakshyrata Samity were also awarded. Awards were also presented to the representatives of Local Schools and Shops, which have maintained their work areas clean. A street play named “Chakulia Panda” on Swachhta Awareness was staged by a local cultural organisation CANMASS.