IB Thermal : Odisha Power Generation Corporation Ltd. (OPGC) observed the 44th World Environment Day today at Ib Thermal Power Station with the theme “Seven Billion Dreams, One Planet, Consume with Care”. Various events were organised to create environmental awareness among employees and contractor employees of OPGC. The Day started with pinning of Environment Day badge with each employee to make them aware of this year’s theme. At about 9.00am plantation drive was initiated by OPGC Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) department at the OPGC Transfer House (TH) 6A area. About 100 saplings were planted by employees to mark the occasion today and about 2000 saplings shall be planted during the coming monsoon. An Open discussion cum sensitization program on “Global Warming”, this year’s theme and “Waste Management” was held at the Resource Centre building of IB Thermal Power Station where employees openly discussed the critical environment issues and the ways to achieve a better environment.