World Environment Day: This Thane auto driver is on mission 'green'

Jun 05, 2018, 10:00 IST

This Environment Day, get inspired by an auto driver's dedicated efforts to save the environment. Purushottam Lal Gupta is saving the environment one sapling at a time. Right from conducting plantation drives in the city to conducting awareness campaigns, he has been on his toes to make the planet greener. He also made 25 other auto drivers join his campaign and started a movement 'Sadbhavana - Hara Bhara Bharat'. Till now he has planted more than 500 saplings across 25 locations in the city with a survival rate of 80%.  His efforts were recognized by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis last year.