September 20, 2012
Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited received the first prize of Green Award 2012 from the Government of Tamil Nadu. Md. Nasimuddin, IAS, Managing Director received the award on behalf of the company from Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu at Secretariat on 11.09.2012.
This award has been bestowed on TNPL in recognition of its various initiatives taken to protect the environment by adopting environment friendly technologies in the process. This award also recognizes TNPL’s proactive role in reducing the use of fossil fuels, increasing the green cover, encouraging non-conventional and energy efficient systems as well as recycling and reuse of solid & liquid wastes in the process.