Jamshedpur, September 15: United Nations General Assembly has designated September 16 as the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer.
On the occasion of Ozone Day, a mini marathon ‘Parya-than’ will be organised at JRD Tata Sports Complex on Friday, September 16 at 6 am for environment conservation with mass participation of the citizens taking pledge against use of polythene.
The district administration is organising the mini marathon for which preparations are in place.
At the event administrative officers, police, students, civil defence, red cross officials, journalists, social organisations workers and others will participate.
SDO Suraj Kumar has appealed the citizens to come out and participate in the mini marathon in big numbers and help keep the environment clean and safe.
On the eve of the marathon, District Public Relation officer (DPRO) Sanjay Kumar and Tata Steel Sports department official Bagicha Singh and Hassan Imam inspected the preparations for the Friday event at JRD complex.