Mumbai Sustainability Awards presented to Mopalwar, Anuradha Pal, Lawrence Bing

Maha Governor calls for observing ‘No Honking Week’ in Mumbai

Mumbai (Thestates.news)| Stating that citizens should play their part in controlling noise, air and water pollution, Maharashtra Governor Ramesh Bais today called for observing ‘No Honking Week’ in Mumbai to create awareness about noise pollution.

Stating that one doesn’t get to hear the noise of horns in other countries, the Governor said blowing horns on road and at traffic signals has become a habit for some drivers and motorists. In this connection he called upon environmental organisations to take initiative in observing ‘No Honking Week’ in Mumbai to sensitize people about the ill effects of noise pollution. 

The Governor was speaking while inaugurating the 2nd ‘Mumbai Sustainability Summit’ organised by Vivekananda Youth Connect Foundation at Y. B. Chavan Centre, Mumbai on Mon (15 Jan). 
Minister of School Education Deepak Kesarkar, Chairman of Hinduja Group Ashok Hinduja, CEO of Tata Trusts Siddharth Sharma, Founder of Vivekananda Youth Connect Foundation Dr. Rajesh Sarwadnya, playback singer Anuradha Paudwal, Principal Secretary Environment Pravin Darade and college students were present.

The Governor presented the Mumbai Sustainability Lifetime Achievement Award to retired government officer Radheshyam Mopalwar.  Tabla exponent Anuradha Pal (Stree Shakti Music Ensemble), Dr Divesh Mishra (Environment), Dr. Harish Shetti (Aahar Veda), Amrit Deshmukh (Swayam Moment), Sujata Raikar (Social Sustainability), Lawrence Bing (Hockey) and Chinu Kwatra were also given the ‘Mumbai Sustainability Awards’ on the occasion.