CHENNAI: Pidilite Industries, in association with Fevicol Champions Club (FCC), conducted sapling plantation programmes in six educational institutions in the city to celebrate World Environment Day.
Jaishanker, branch manager, Pidilite Industries, Ambattur, said that his organisation had been conducting various social activities in association with FCC throughout the year. FCC is an organisation formed by the wood-working contractors in India to encourage social activities among them. To mark the World Environment Day, the club planted 800 saplings in 20 educational institutions across Tamil Nadu.
V M Nagaraj, member of FCC Ambattur, who presided over the event at the Ambattur Government Girls Higher Secondary School, said, “We planted 25 saplings in this school as part of World Environment Day. We have also been donating a day’s wages of our members to repair the worn out furniture in the school on this day.”
Shanthi, principal of Ambattur Government Girls Higher Secondary School, S Thangaraj, president, FCC Ambattur, V M Baskaran, secretary, FCC Ambattur, also participated in the event. Sapling plantation programmes were also organised in P T Lee School, Choolai, P S High School, Mylapore, Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Ashok Pillar and Government Primary School, Tiruvallur.