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World Environment Day celebration dated 5th June 2017
The event was organized at the Yashwantrao Chavan Auditorium, Mumbai on 5th June, 2017 on occasion of World Environment Day. Hon'ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri. Devendra Fadnavis, Hon'ble Minister of Environment, Hon'ble Shri. Ramdas Kadam and Member Secretary of MPCB, Dr. P. Anbalagan graced the occasion with their august presence. During this event, award ceremony for Vasundhara Award competition organized for industries, municipal corporations and CETPs was carried out. On the occasion of World Environment Day, Vasundhara Short Film Competition based on the environment was announced by Hon'ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra at the main event. This competition was organized for professionals as well as amateurs. During this event, the award ceremony for Photothon 2017 was also conducted which was presented by the Member Secretary, Dr. P. Anbalagan. Villages which had participated in the water conservation activity 'Jalsanvardhan Panchayat-Ek Lok Chalwal' organized by Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, Vanrai Pune and Zee 24 Taas were awarded at the hands of Hon'ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra for their exceptional performance. During this event, a short film festival related to the environment was organized for three days at Yashwantrao Chavan Centre, Mumbai with assistance from Enviro-Vigil and as a joint effort by MPCB and Environment Department, Government of Maharashtra. A large number of environmentalists attended the discussion session during this festival.