Date of Post : June 17, 2017
Navi Mumbai: Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL) plans to plant 1.5 lakh saplings in 2017-18.
- A release said, as one of the oldest signatories of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), KRCL has taken several initiatives towards environment protection, including the unique Roll-On-Roll-Off service for trucks since 1999 which saves over 750 lakh litres of diesel.
- On World Environment Day, planting of medicinal plants was arranged near Udupi Railway Station in association with SDM College of Ayurveda & Hospital.
- KRCL’s indigenously designed Automatic Coach Washing Plant, which helps save 10 million litres of water a year in addition to effluent treatment & water recycling, is being emulated in other sectors of Indian Railways (IR).
- The corporation has also undertaken rainwater harvesting activities & produces of solar & wind power.