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Er. B.S. Sran CMD starts Tree Plantation Drive at Nathana to celebrate Sri Guru Nanak’s 550th Birth Anniversary

Punjab State Power Corporation Limited

Public Relations Cell,

Press Note, Nathana (Bathinda), July 27, 2019

To make his humble participation towards commemoration of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s 550th birth anniversary, Er Baldev Singh Sran, CMD, PSPCL planted a Banyan(Bohar) sapling to mark celebrations at 66 KV Grid Sub-Station, Nathana by PSPCL with the cooperation of “Plant-A-Tree Society”,Bathinda. After inaugration of a drive to plant trees by Er. Baldev Singh Sran, about 700 saplings of Shisham, Neem, Drek, Chandni, Amaltas, Kajoreena, Rajain, Hibcus, Silver oak, Arjun, Kikkar, Jamun, Bottle Palm and Gulmohur etc were planted by the officers and staff of PSPCL in the campus of the Nathana Grid. On this auspicious occasion, Er. Baldev Singh Sran appealed to all the electricity consumers & farmers of Punjab and officers/ officials for their Corporation to plant trees in abundance so that we could make Punjab green and pollution-free. He requested the farmers to plant at least two new trees each on their tubewell hubs. Apart from this, he appealed to Farmers to plant more saplings in the vacant places of their villages and houses and look after them till these mature.

Er.Sran quoted the discourses of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji, in which “the Air has been called the Guru, Water is the Father and Earth is like Mother”. He called upon the society to follow the path of the Gurus and make the environment free of pollution by plantation of maximum number of trees.

Er. Baldev Singh Sran expressed great concern over the falling ground water table. He said plantation of trees would also help in water conservation and increase in rainfall. He called upon all the officers and employees of PSPCL to contribute as much as possible by planting maximum number of trees around their offices, grids and vacant places in their homes and to take care of plants like children. He hoped that in near future, PSPCL would play a key role in creating the pollution-free environment in the state, leading to “Tandrust Punjab”. He also informed that PSPCL on its own has planted more than 45000 saplings in the state.

A retired Chief Engineer, Er.Karnail Singh also addressed the gathering.

Alongwith a large number of officers and employees of Distribution & Generation wings of PSPCL, officers of Forest Department and the local public, the celebrations were attended by Er. Mukesh Kumar Bansal, Chief Engineer/ DS, West Zone, Er. Kuldeep Garg, Chief Engineer/ O&M, GNDTP, Bathinda and Er. Kulbir Singh Mashiana, Chief Engineer/ O&M, GHTP, Lehra Mohabbat and Sh. Satpal Rahi. The function concluded in a festival-type jubilant mood.

Issued by Public Relations Department PSPCL,
PRESS NOTE NO 78 , JULY 26,2019