Kochi: Kerala based movie production company Vaya Films on Monday organised a walk from Durbar Hall grounds to Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary, the city's green lung, as part of the World Environment Day.

The walk was flagged off by Actor Jishnu Raghavan at 7.30 am. The public function at the Mangalavanam was inaugurated by Kochi Mayor Tony Chammany while Hibi Eden, MLA, presided.

Vaya Films has selected 22 senior contingent workers of Cochin Corporation from 22 circles and honoured them for their outstanding dedicated service to the city.

The function was organised as part of Vaya Films Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)  “Clean Kochi Green Kochi” campaign in association with city based youth organization Change Our World.

Vaya Fims Executive Director Shivan G Nair and 'Annum Innum Ennum' film director Rajesh Nair were among those participated in the function.

Addressing the gathering, the mayor said it was the duty of the youngsters to protect Nature. There is need for sustainable projects to protect the environment, he said.