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BBMB Awarded for Environmental Preservation

Chandigarh (Aditi): - Bhakra Beas Management Board has been conferred with 'Silver Award' in "7th Exceed Environment Award 2020" under "Environment Preservation" category in Power (Inclusive Renewable) Sector. Hon'ble Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Sh. Prakash Javadekar conferred the award to BBMB in a virtual webinar organized by Sustainable Development Foundation (A Unit of Ek Kaam Desh ke Naam) on 20.08.2020 at New Delhi.

BBMB annually generates 10,000 to 14,000 million units of green &

pollution free energy for its partner States. BBMB is committed for preserving green &

pollution free environment at all its project stations. In this regard Bhakra Beas

Management Board is planting trees every year in catchment area of it's projects to

avoid soil erosion and also to reduce carbon dioxide from the environment. In its

continuous effort to maintain environment preservation, last year BBMB

planted/distributed 7 lakh saplings in the vicinity of its catchment area with 80% survival