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Biju Patnaik Int'l Airport all set to observe World Environment Day

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar is all set to celebrate the World Environment Day on June 5. It is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations (UN) stimulates worldwide awareness of the Environment and enhances public attention.

On the occasion, a day long programme including distribution of saplings, meetings, signature campaign and oath taking ceremony will be held. Odisha Additional Chief Secretary UN Behera is scheduled to grace the event as the chief guest.

“The Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar has been recently accredited ISO14001: 2004 on Environment Management System.  It is our endeavor to enhance efforts to reduce carbon foot print and use technology for eco friendly sustainable development towards Green Airport.  We have developed Water Harvesting System, Sewage Treatment Plant and 100 KW solar power plant, replacement of conventional fittings with power saver LED light fittings and planned many more activities towards clean and green Airport,” said a press release issued by the Airport authority.

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