VISAKHAPATNAM: Taking forward ITC Welcomgroup's initiative on World Environment Day, Hotel Grand Bay organised a painting competition for the children of PAPA Home here on Monday. The theme was on environment and over 50 children took part.

The hotel would also conduct a series of awareness programmes on Tuesday to mark the day. The programmes include a variety of activities like pining of flags to staff and guests, distribution of saplings and drip kits to prominent citizens, TV slide display, rangoli and spreading an organic buffet for dinner at its restaurant .