World Environment Day 5th June 2018
Today June 5, is World Environment Day (WED) and the theme is ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’.
As part of this day, Sehgal Neo Hospital (SNH) initiated a green plantation drive in west Delhi area. The event was inaugurated by Shri Vineet Vohra , MCD Councilor, Paschim Vihar and Dr Narin Sehgal, Medical Director Sehgal Neo Hospital at 10.00 am at Meera Bagh along the main outer ring road. The sapling plantation drive is part of our endeavour to constantly improve the carbon footprint.
In addition to employees, the campaign also involved our health partners Dr Lal Pathlabs led by their young and enthusiastic pathologist and chief of lab at the SNH center, Dr Neha Tyagi.
Employees of SNH and Dr Lal Pathlabs planned a series of events keeping in mind the theme to mark the day and raise awareness about excessive use of plastic, which has a detrimental consequence on the environment.
The events ranged from:
1. Organising a plogging drive- Plogging’ is a Swedish term, which means picking up trash while exercising, more specifically, while running or jogging. The trend is gaining popularity in India among youth and elders.
2. Tree plantation drive- Over 500 saplings were planted
3. Cleaning of adjoining areas by Doctors and SNH employees
4. Ban on the usage of plastic. ‘