Indian Development Foundation organized an environment awareness rally at Marina Beach, Chennai to mark the World Environment Day 2014. Chennai Post Master General Mr. Mervin Alexander was the Chief Guest who flagged off the rally from the Light House. “People from all walks of life should know about the environmental issues and come together to keep our environment clean and safe' observed Mr. Alexander.
World Environment Day theme for 2014 is “Raise your voice not the sea level" and many countries are facing threat on increase in the sea level, observed Mr. Sreeram, Manager of IDF. We have to protect our environment and gift it to the next generation. Let's pledge to plant a tree on our birthday and add over a billion tree every year, he added. The participating volunteers carried placards with environment protection messages and also distributed 500 saplings to the general public and morning walkers in the Marina Beach. The rally concluded at the Labour Statue.