Gautam Budh Nagar: In line with its commitment to conserve the environment through clean and green operations and initiatives, India Yamaha Motor, a leading player in the Indian two-wheeler industry, today organized a tree plantation drive in Surajpur Wetland Buffer Zone. The drive, which was part of Yamaha’s CSR initiatives, saw tree plantation under the Miyawaki method, an afforestation method based on the work of eminent botanist Akira Miyawaki in the 1980s.
The event was attended by the government officials, Mr. Pramod Kumar Srivastava, Divisional Forest Officer, Gautam Budh Nagar, Mr. Kitab Singh, Range Forest Officer, Dadri, and Mr. Bhuvan Yadav, Regional Officer, U P Pollution Control Board, Greater Noida, along with Mr. Eishin Chihana, Chairman, Yamaha Motor India Group, Dr. Nepal Singh, Factory Head, India Yamaha Motor (Surajpur) and Mr. Swadesh Bhati, President, India Yamaha Motor Employees Union (Surajpur) along with other officials from the senior management of the company.
India Yamaha Motor has two major plants in the country, one of which is in Surajpur, Gautam Budh Nagar district in Uttar Pradesh, while the other one is at Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu. The company has been taking similar initiatives in the past as well to ensure social and environmental wellbeing in and around its area of operations.
Last month, India Yamaha Motor, which is committed to conserving the environment and ensuring a clean and green future for the coming generations, had donated Rs 10 lakh to the Gautam Budh Nagar Forest Department to boost environment conservation in the region. The leading two-wheeler manufacturer has also introduced technologies like ‘Blue Core’ and ‘Hybrid’ system in its products to promote fuel efficient commuting in India.