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FC & RI, Ponneri volunteered in Chennai Coastal Cleanup

The students and faculty of Fisheries College and Research Institute, Ponneri volunteered in the 8th edition of the Chennai Coastal Cleanup (CCC), a South India Zone awareness drive on our growing garbage footprint and its impact on the environment. The event was organized by Chennai Trekking Club (CTC) and Environmental Foundation of India (EFI) in association with The Hindu and Casa Grande on 18.06.17. In Chennai, 4600 volunteers participated in removing 32 tonnes of garbage from 20km of Chennai's shoreline between Lighthouse and Uthandi. FC & RI Ponneri was also one among these volunteer organizations and contributed significantly in the event by cleaning the coastal stretch of Pattinapakkam, Chennai. Student volunteers were led by Mr. R. Durairaja, Assistant Professor and Mr.Selvaraj, Teaching Assistant of the institute