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Mumbai : GoAir, one of the India’s airline, celebrated World Environment Day with the collaboration of Wadia Hospital, created awareness among the children of Wadia Hospital and raise Step towards the commitment to a greener planet by planting saplings in the compound of the Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children (Wadia Hospital).

It was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972 on the day the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment. The first World Environment Day was celebrated in 1973 at Stockholm. Since then it is hosted every year by a different city with a unique theme. This year, it is being hosted by Canada and the theme for the year is ?Connecting People to Nature?.

GoAir planted saplings and educated children about the need to appreciate and taught them, this is a Collective call for preserve and conserve the greenness of the city, And we Should not only celebrate environment Day on June 5, its our responsibility to create Green And healthy environment for the Next generation else they would not be able to live longer.

They urged children through this theme and created awareness about Our responsibility towards environment beauty and importance, and to take forward the call to protect the Earth that we share.

GoAir has since inception been following a policy of using the most modern and fuel efficient fleet thereby reducing fuel burn and emission of greenhouse gases. In addition, GoAir implements a comprehensive package of measures which includes optimisation of theweight of the aircraft, taking the optimum flight path, flight level and many other measures in all operational areas which help us to reduce fuel consumption thus minimising the impact on the environment. GoAir is operating A320 NEO, the most fuel -efficient aircraft in its class and has 144 aircraft on order. This year we have even distributed seed paper to our passengers as part of this awareness drive,” said Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, Managing Director & CEO, GoAir.

“This activity underlines and further reinforces the airline’s commitment and efforts towards environmental sustainability. Through this initiative with Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children, GoAir aims to increase awareness about the significance of contributing to nature,” he further added.

Dr. Minnie Bodhanwala, CEO, Wadia Hospitals said, “World Environment Day (WED) is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. WED is the opportunity for everyone to realize their responsibility of taking care of the Earth and to become agents of change. Through this initiative with GoAir, we aim to make children appreciate natural resources and their contribution to our very existences and how taking them for granted could prove to be detrimental to future generations.”