TAMIL NADU

Dramatising pollution control

CHENNAI, DEC. 6. The Directorate General of Quality Assurance (DGQA) at the Heavy Vehicles Factory, Avadi, organised the concluding function for the Year of Scientific Awareness with a programme at Avadi on Friday. Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) employees staged a play on pollution control.

The Municipal Administration and Water Supply Department (MAWS) and the Social Welfare Association for Men, a voluntary organisation, participated. Members of the TNPCB and the MAWS Department spoke on how to create a better environment and living conditions, especially in industrial areas.

During the year, the defence establishment conducted awareness programmes on water and sanitation, health and nutrition, disaster management, environmental pollution and control, soil and cover management, and empowerment of people through Information Technology.

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