Karachi, August 7, 2019: In a major push for increasing green cover,
In this connection, a memorandum of understanding was signed between the
The collaboration has been done under the larger
The agreement was signed by Syed Murtaza Azhar Rizvi, Director Site Operations of Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company and Riaz Wagan, Chief Conservator, from Sindh Forest Department.
As per collaboration between SECMC and Sindh Forest, SECMC will provide 100,000 different types of indigenous plants to SFD which will then develop a multi-scale plan for 100,000 saplings’ plantation across the Sindh province. The SFD will also be responsible for continuous monitoring and supervision of these plants across the province.
Speaking on the occasion, Syed Murtaza Azhar Rizvi of SECMC said his company was vigorously working for making a clean and green environment in district Tharparkar.
“We attach great importance to health, safety, and environment (HSE) initiatives. Keeping in
“The Thar Million Tree Program, which is our flagship environmental stewardship program targeted at a vision of a greener, more prosperous Thar,” he said.
Earlier SECMC established Sindh’s largest private sector nursery spread over 80 acres of land and having a capacity to nurture 0.5 million saplings at a time.
The nursery has contributed saplings of different local species like Sarhain, Moringa,