Earth Day is celebrated on the 22nd April every year. US former Gaylord Nelson founded this day after seeing the enormous 1969 oil spill in Santa Barbara, California.
The importance of this day is to increase awareness among common public, especially among youngsters to get full effect of the campaign of environmental safety.
This year’s theme is “End Plastic Pollution” and it is dedicated to providing information and inspiration needed to fundamentally change human attitude and behavior towards plastics.
We at JIC celebrated World Earth Day was celebrated on 22/04/2018. A brief talk was held by the HSET department on the topic “End Plastic Pollution” and encouraged the employees to be more environment friendly and try to avoid usage of plastics. A video depicting the topic was also shown to the employees. Quiz competition was also held for the staff relating to the topic of this year and the prizes were distributed to the winners.