- Paramilitary force CRPF will adopt environment-friendly technologies to run its various activities and establishments, force chief AP Maheshwari said on Wednesday.
- The country’s largest central armed police force has also joined hands with the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) for developing green campuses.
- CSE director general Sunita Narain also visited the forces’ headquarters and addressed CRPF personnel over a webinar session on Wednesday on the topic ‘plantation and water conservation’.
- “She emphasized the urgent need to combat climate change by creating a world where development and environment go hand-in-hand,” a central reserve police force (CRPF) spokesperson said.
- “Narain discussed various aspects of preserving the environment and emphatically stressed on the need to plant more trees and harvest rainwater,” the spokesperson said.
- Maheshwari, during the event, said the force was “determined to actively participate in eco-friendly activities and adopt environment-friendly and sustainable technologies.”
- The about 3.25 lakh personnel strong force is the lead internal security combat unit of the country with its main operations being in the Left-wing extremism hit states and counter-terrorist combat in the Kashmir valley.