Additional PCCF, Mr. Vigyat, EGF, Mr. Alex, Manager – CSR Programs, Royal Enfield and Mr. Shanmugam, Ex. M.L.A.
Mr.A.S.Sankaranarayanan, Managing Trustee, NMCT, informed that the Project “Responsible Travel” funded by Royal Enfield and implemented by NMCT, with the objective of promoting Tourism and Responsible Travel, through eco – friendly practices, improved facilities, improved facilities and strengthening community / institutional engagements, in Coimbatore and Nilgiris Districts, covering Anamalai and Mudumalai Tiger Reserve Forest and Coimbatore Forest Division areas. The project implement the activities such as Installation of Plastic Crushing Machines, convex glass mirors, Solar panels for lighting and charging in Anti Poaching watch towers.
Mr. Krishnakumar Kaushal IFS, Additional PCCF participated physically and felicitated the inaugural ceremony. Mr. Venkatesh IFS, Field Director Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, Mr. Ganesan IFS, Deputy Director, Anamalai Tiger Reserve, Mr.Arunkumar IFS, Deputy Director, Gudalur division, Mr.Bhosale Sachin Tukaram, DFO, Ooty Division and Mr. Dinesh ACF Coimbatore division participated virtually and contributed their inputs.
Mr. Alex Vijay, Manger, CSR Project, EGF informed that Project will be implemented enrooting Ooty to Masinagudi Via Kallati, Gudalur to Bandipur Via Theppakkadu, Pollachi to Top Slip, Pollachi to Malakkaparai via Valparai and Coimbatore to Ooty highways.
Hon’ble Mr.K. Ramachandran,Minister for Forests, TamilNadu inaugurated the new project “Responsible Travel” and appreciated the initiation of NMCT in promoting Health & Sanitation activities, providing food & medical equipments during Corona pandemic. He has also appealed all to support the underprivileged and promote the forestry to 33% in Tamil Nadu.
Mr. Vigyat, EGF, thanked NMCT for supporting the CSR activities of EGF and Royal Enfield. Mr. Shanmugam, Ex. MLA, appreciated NMCT, for its active involvement in providing Medical Equipments, to Government Hospitals and Primary Health Centers during the Corona Pandemic.The project will improve the environment in the Reserve Forest areas and livelihood of the poor.