NewZNew (Chandigarh) : Fevicol Champions’ Club (FCC), an exclusive club for wood-working contractors, organized Vriksharopan Diwas – a tree-plantation drive across India today to commemorate 69th Independence Day.
Over 13,000 wood-workers/contractors from around 418 clubs took part in the initiative, planting saplings of Neem, Babul, Mango and Pine at more than 190 locations across 180 cities in India. Also FCC is trying to create green patches in 50 cities across the country, to carry out the plantation activity. The plantation would be of shrubs /saplings which would eventually grow into a tree thus nurturing the environment. Pidilite’s Fevicol, Asia’s largest-selling adhesives brand, supported the drive by providing the saplings.
The initiative was held in Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Surat, Baroda, Nagpur, Nashik, Kolkata, Jaipur, Udaipur, Indore, Varanasi, Lucknow, Chennai and Pune among other cities.
Mr. Salil Dalal, President, Sales and Marketing, Fevicol Division, Pidilite Industries. said, “Vriksharopan Diwas by FCC members is a unique initiative. FCC has been continuously contributing towards the society through its initiatives such as Shramdaan Divas, education camps, medical check-up camps. We are extremely proud of all the FCC volunteers across the country who participated in the initiative and are pleased to partner with them. As always, we will continue to support them and their businesses in all future endeavors.”
Representative of FCC Chapter Said, ““We are thankful to Fevicol Champions Club for giving us this platform where we could extend our support to society. As woodworkers, Vriksharopan Diwas holds a special significance in our life and this year we are celebrating the same to commemorate 69th Independence Day. We are fortunate to be a part of this activity as it gives us an opportunity to express our gratitude towards nature as well as our country.”
Fevicol Champions Club serves as a platform for the wood-workers and their families to learn and enhance personal and professional skills to further expand their business. It also helps their spouses and children develop a hobby apart from engaging in various social and cultural activities. In the past, various activities have been undertaken by the club such as training workshops; self-development programs; medical camps: blood donation drives, pulse-polio vaccination drives, eye check-up, health check-up etc.; religious celebrations like Diwali, Chhat festival, Navratri etc.; social initiatives like cleanliness drives, feeding poor, tree-plantation drives etc.; children’s activities like baal melas and scholarships to name a few.