Friday, October 18

REC Collects, Recycles 500KG Plastic Waste through Nation-Wide SwachhataShramdaan

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Sunil Sharma,
Special Correspondents 

New Delhi: REC Limited, a ‘Navratna’ financing company for the power sector, organisedShramdaan for plastic waste collection at all of its office locations across the country. TheShramdaan for‘Plastic Recycling’, led by Chairman & Managing Director Mr. Ajeet Agarwal, Director (Technical) Mr. S.K. Gupta and Chief Vigilance Officer Ms. Sunita Singh, saw participation from the company’s employees. Close to 500Kg of single-use plastic waste was segregated, collected and sent for recycling during the week-long drive which was concluded on Gandhi Jayanti 2nd October 2019. REC also organised sessions and competitions for school children, installed dustbins and distributed cotton and jute bags at various locations during the week which concluded on Gandhi Jayanti on 2nd October.

To commemorate Mahatma Gandhi on its 150th birth Anniversary, CMD, Mr. Ajeet Agarwal along with the senior management paid floral tribute to the Mahatma at the SCOPE Convention Centre, New Delhi.

During the week long drive,single-use plastic was collected from the SCOPE Complex Area in New Delhi, Mylapore Market in Chennai, Gandhinagar Railway Station at Jaipur, MahadevGhat and Nagar Palika Public Garden in Raipur, Old Baramunda Bus Stand at Bhubaneswar, GandhinagarGole Market at Jammu, Indira Nagar Extension in Lucknow, Medicine Market in Dehradun, Palayam in Thiruvananthapuram, Lakkar Bazar Bus Stand in Shimla, Nambol in Bishnupur district, Metro Walk Market in Bhopal, Hatia Railway Station and HinooChowk in Ranchi, Ulsoor Lake in Bengaluru and Girgaon beach in Mumbai.

About REC Limited: REC Limited (formerly Rural Electrification Corporation Limited) is a Navratna NBFC focusing on Power Sector Financing and Development across India. It provides financial assistance to state electricity boards, state governments, central/state power utilities, independent power producers, rural electric cooperatives and private sector utilities. Its business activities involve financing projects in the complete power sector value chain; different type of projects includes Generation, Transmission, Distribution Projects, and Renewable Energy projects. Established in 1969, REC Limited is celebrating its Golden Jubilee this year.

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