Members of FICCI FLO planted trees in various localities of Guwahati
The FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO) observed World Earth Day on April 22 with a mega plantation drive. Around 300 plus medicinal, fruit and flower plants from the Silviculture Forest Department of Assam. The saplings were planted across the city of Guwahati in various religious and educational institutions. The locations covered included the Hanuman Temple at Uzan Bazar, Panbazar Baptist Church, Raja Para Hanuman Temple, Coke factory, Gopinath Gurudwara Nagar, Ulubari, Sundarpur Naam Ghar, Tri-Nagar Prathamik Vidyalaya, Khanapara, Matri Mandir, South Sarania, Sri Sri Bongshi Gopal Temple (Pamohi), Shemrock Hearts, Chandan Nagar, Beltola, Haji Musafir Khana, Gandhi Basti, Sarania Hills and Pub Sarania.
The final programme was held at Pamohi’s Sri Sri Bongshi Gopal Temple. The local Karbi community and gentry appreciated the initiative and made the temple premises available for the plantation and the event. More than hundred people were present along with the Chairperson of FICCI FLO Northeast Chapter Meghali Das and other senior members of the organisation.
FICCI FLO is the women wing of the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), which is the apex body of industry and commerce in India. FLO has its headquarters in New Delhi. As an All India Organisation for women, FLO has 17 Chapters pan India and represents close to 8,000 women entrepreneurs, professionals and corporate executives. The Northeast Chapter of FICCI FLO was formed in the year 2007.