Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited (TNPL) observed Environment Protection Day at the Kagithapuram mill in Karur district recently as part of the National Integration Week.

Banners depicting themes on environment protection and sapling planting were the highlight of the celebrations.

Chief General Manager (Operations) R.Mani presided over the function and detailed the efforts taken by TNPL in conserving environment and also administered an oath to employees, contract workmen, and apprentices on eco conservation.

Mr.Mani also inaugurated a “Mass Tree Plantation” programme of planting about 37,000 saplings on about 37 acres inside factory premises covering areas such as Coal Handling plant, Balancing Reservoir, and Moolimangalam road. Senior executives and local public participated.