Mass Tree Planting Programme and Creation of Green Belts in Industries and Industrial Areas

Mass Tree Planting Programme and Creation of Green Belts in Industries and Industrial Areas
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
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Dear all,

Your association SIMA is in receipt of Circular No. PCC/DDD/CPCB-NAQMP/12-13, dated 30.06.2019 issued by Pollution Control Committee, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli regarding “Mass Tree Planting Programme & Creation of Green Belts in Industries & Industrial Areas”. The scanned copy of the circular is enclosed herewith.

 Industrial activities release toxic chemicals & particles into the air. Its concentrations are increasing & becoming bad to worse in industrial estate areas with large number of manufacturing industries. Emissions from vehicles also contribute to poor air quality. High concentrations of harmful gases and particles in our atmosphere negatively affects the health of humans, animals and plants. It also cause temperatures to rise, thereby causing climate change.

 Trees are the answer for air pollution & climate change besides other pollution abatement & mitigation measures. The cheapest way to arrest emissions & environmental damage is to plant more trees & create green belt/cover around the industries.

The UT Administration is taking up tree plantation programmes in forest, other govt. lands, schools & public places successfully on a sustained basis.

 Vide the circular, Pollution Control Committee, DD & DNH has requested to all the industries in Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli to go for mass planting drive during Van Mahotsav, the month of July 2019 by planting tall seedlings of good quality & Plant maximum number of trees in their premises, surrounding areas including road sides thereby creating green belts & protect them for posterity.

 For this, Federation of Industries Associations, Silvassa has constituted area wise groups to coordinate between industries and PCC, Forest Department.The Committee Members of the groups are requested to prepare a list of industries in their areas and add all the industries of respective area in their whatsapp group. In mean time to have better coordination for this purpose all the industries colleagues are requested to send the name and contact number of the concerned person from their companies to enable the industries associations and FIA, Silvassa to include them in the repective area wise group, so that they can be updated with the latest information in the matter.

 The committee shall contact the respective industries of their areas and shall also obtain the detail of number of seedlings required by the concern industrial colleague. On getting the said feedback of total number of requirement of seedlings, the Administration PCC, Forest Dept and FIA, Silvassa  shall ascertain the requirement of seedlings and accordingly the order of seedlings can be placed and distributed.

 All the colleague industries are requested to actively participate in this massive plantation programme and shouldered their social responsibility to protect and improve the environment of our territory.  

 Request you all to kindly confirm regarding the number of saplings you need to be planted at your neighborhood or your premises.

 Let us all join our hands together, support and be a gracious part of this noble cause. 

 To read the full circular please go through the attachment.


This is for your kind information.


Thanking you,

With regards,

For Silvassa Industries & Manufacturers Association

Narendra Trivedi,


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