The Puducherry Government awarded Chemplast Sanmarâ€™s, Karaikal plant 1st prize for its â€śIndustrial Gardenâ€ť, at the recent Flower Show. This is the 7thtime this plant has won such an award in recent years, proving commitment to environment.
Online PR News – 25-February-2011 – – Karaikal, February 22, 2011,The â€śIndustrial Gardenâ€ť of Chemplast Sanmar at Karaikal was awarded the 1st prize at the 16th Annual Flower Show held here. Experts from the Agriculture Department and the Karaikal College of Agriculture, adjudged Chemplast Sanmarâ€™s spread of green around their plant as the best in the â€śIndustrial Gardenâ€ť category. The annual event recognizes individuals, households, farmers and industries for their efforts at greening their surroundings.
Speaking about the challenges towards this success, S Palaniappan, Plant Head, Karaikal explained that the main difficulty was in working with the salty soil, especially since the tsunami. â€śWhile Karaikal is an agricultural belt, the soil in Keezhavanjoor is post-tsunami. The judges were able to appreciate the additional efforts that have gone in, to set up and maintain the garden.â€ť
The Karaikal plant of Chemplast, which has a green belt of over 16 acres, also houses over 3500 trees. The support and active participation of the local community, has helped in the process. Chemplast acknowledges the support of the local community and traditional know-how with the organizationâ€™s will and inclination towards the cause of environment, which has helped in the task of dealing with a difficult terrain. The casuarinas and Korean grass, a welcome sight at the plant, are testimony to these efforts.
Chemplast has won this recognition from the Puducherry Government, several times in the past few years. This is the 7th time that they are receiving an award in this category.
Chemplast Sanmar Ltd., a part of The Sanmar Group, is one of the largest PVC manufacturers in India. Committed to its vision of â€śIntegrity and Excellenceâ€ť, The Sanmar Group has been taking various efforts towards protecting the environment, besides its principles of zero-liquid-discharge to safeguard against pollution. Chemplast Sanmar, Mettur recently received two awards for zero-liquid discharge while Flowserve Sanmar was commended for environment health and safety by CII. By receiving an award for its â€śIndustrial Gardenâ€ť now at Karaikal, Chemplast has reinforced its commitment towards the environment, yet again.
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