Gangavaram Port celebrates World Water Day 2016
Shows it’s commitment towards the current theme
World Water Day 2016 “Better water, Better job”
Vizag: 22nd March, 2016 – To mark World Water Day 2016, Gangavaram Port Limited- India’s deepest and multi-purpose port today conducted awareness programs for its employees on sustainable water harvesting techniques and responsible usage of water. The awareness program was carried out by Environment department of the port with an objective to communicate that fresh water is a delicate and precious natural resources are the essence to sustain healthy existence of mankind.
This year’s World Water Day theme ‘Better water better jobs’ focuses on the central role that water plays in creating and supporting good quality jobs. Today, half of the world’s workers – 1.5 billion people – work in water-related sectors. The theme shows how enough quantity and quality of water can change workers’ lives and livelihoods – and even transform societies and economies
Gangavaram port encourages people to make both individual and collective decisions to take up various measures to conserve water and to facilitate responsible use of water. Gangavaram port practices sustainable water usage policy with its two water treatment plants that feeds their green belt, efficient sprinkling systems that optimizes the use of water, Rain water collection sumps, several rain water harvesting pits to increase the ground water level and employee awareness programs.