In our ongoing effort to better the environment and provide quality living and working in Bangalore and other cities of India, The Salarpuria Group has consistently worked towards environment improvement efforts. From constant improvisation to implementation we have worked at several levels to ensure that the path to total quality for a better environment is consistent. It is in keeping with this commitment that the group had called for press meet on 26th October 2006 to discuss about the Environment Awareness Programme - Green is Clean which was scheduled for 28th October 2006.

Following was the response from some of the leading Newspapers

DECCAN HERALD – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2006

Article about the programme in SNIPPET column 

The Salarpuria Group will organize an environment awareness programme – Green is Clean – on October28, as part of its initiative to ensure environment – friendly infrastructure development. At the programme, to be held at 3 pm at Salarpuria Arena( near Forum), 24, Audugodi Road, Koramangala, deliberations will be held on conserving natural resources and the concept of environment-friendly building design and construction. This will be followed by a procession that will pass Koramangala, 80Ft Road Ring Road,

CMH Road
, Indiranagar and
Trinity Circle
before culminating at Press Club - Cubbon Park.

THE HINDU – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2006

Creating awareness about environment.

Bangalore: To create awareness among people about conservation of environment and convey the message threat “green is clean,” the Salarpuria Group will organize an environment awareness programme on October28. The programme will include a jathra and a Yakshagana titled “Malinya Rakshasa.” It will take off at 3 p.m. on that day from Salarpuria Arena situated at Adugodi on Hosur Road, Koramangala( next to Forum Mall) and will pass through Indiranagar, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Manipal Centre and culminate at Cubbon Park. Spokesperson of Salarpuria Group Mr. P.K. Mishra told presspersons here on Thursday that the programme is an effort by the group to better environment and provide quality living and working conditions in Bangalore. The Yakshagana, which will depict of the disadvantages of environment pollution, will be staged during the programme, he said.

THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS- OCTOBER 27, 2006

Eco-awareness rally to be held

A procession, ‘Green is Clean,’ will be organized by the Salarpuria, a city construction group, under the environment awareness programme here on October 28. The procession will begin from Koramangala and conclude at the Cubbon Park.  Over 300 participants, along with officials from the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board will also take part in the procession.

“It is an effort to make the environment better and provide quality living in Bangalore and other cities of India,” said an official from Salarpuria Group “The Salarpuria Group is working towards improving the environment. Constant improvisation efforts and implementations at several levels have been conducted to ensure that the path to quality control for a better environment is constant,” he said.

The Salarpuria Group has its offices in Bangalore, Delhi, Pune, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Vizag and Kolkatta. The group believes that all its constructions should be environmentally sustainable and the commitment to safeguard the environment should be the responsibility of all players who are involved in the construction process. On a large canvas this responsibility should be with all those who are involved in development process in all citied of India and other nations. To participate contact 080- 41206000.      

UDAYAVAANI – OCTOBER 27,2006

Public awareness programme “HASIRE USIRU” (green is clean)

Bangalore Oct-26: Salarpuria Group of Companies has organized a Procession regarding environmental awareness to Public (“Hasire Usiru”) on 28th of October 2006. The procession will be from Kormangala to Cubbon Park.

As announced in the Press meeting by Sri. P.K. Mishra, the Chief organizer and Environmental Engineer Ms. Sabeena, this procession starts from Koramagala via N.R. Ring road, Indiranagar, CMH Road, Trinity Circle, CTO circle, then will reach Cubbon park.

This procession will be followed by many vehicles and Special public awareness will be given thru ‘YAKSHAGANA’, Distribution of Pamphlets, and saying Slogans. Purpose of this is to give awareness about Conservation of Natural resources, Saving Water, Contol Noise Pollution, Traffic Control, KEEP THE CITY CLEAN, etc.

SUNDAY CITY EXPRESS – OCTOBER 29, 2006

(The New Sunday Express)

Salarpuria to adopt eco-friendly methods of construction

On Saturday, the Salarpuria Group pledged to adopt environment – friendly methods of construction. It organized an environment awareness procession, ‘Green is Clean,’ in the city on Saturday.

The procession started from Salarpuria Arena in Koramangala and passed through Indiranagar 100-ft Road,

MG Road
and concluded at the Press Club, Cubbon Park. Yakshagana titled ‘Pollution Demon,’ by Karnataka Kala Darshini, was a major attraction.

Over 500 environmental activists, builders and other citizens participated in the procession. Salarpuria pledged to conserve and restore natural resources, recycle water and construction waster, ensure environment-friendly design in construction and create a plastic-free environment.

Senior Director of Technical Department of Ecology Sridar Ponnati flagged off the rally.

“Rapid urbanization and industrialization has made the Garden City prone to diseases caused by pollution. It is not only the duty of law enforcing authorities to control the pollution but the builders and industrialists should also come forward, “he said.

Chairman and Parisara Parampara Trust Mullahalli Suri urged builders and industrialists to adhere to the Environmental Protection Act 1986 and Water Prevention and Control Act 1981.

“Bangalore is becoming a concrete jungle and therefore, more trees are needed,” he said.

Regional Environment Officer of Karnataka State Pollution Control Board

(KSPCB) Gurumurthy and Deputy Environment Officer Manjunath also participated in the programme.

SUNDAY VIJAY TIMES – 29 OCTOBER 2006.

‘Projects to protect environment needed’

The measures taken to protect environment are minimal despite the number of new projects in the City on the rise, said Sridhar Ponnati, Senior Director, Technical, Department of Ecology.

Speaking at the environment awareness programme ‘Green is clean,’ organized by Salarpuria Group on Saturday, he suggested that every company should come up with such programmes to protect the environment. Keep profits at marginal levels in such projects, he added.

A Yakshagana, titled ‘Pollution Demon’ directed by Srinivasa Saasthana of the Kala Darshini troupe from Udupi was presented. On the occasion, employees of Salarpuria took an oath to protect natural resources.                      

 

 
     
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