|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Nov 7: District Legal Services Authority Jammu and Jammu Municipal Corporation today jointly organized a Legal Awareness programme on Conservation of Environment, Say No to the Use of Plastic/Polythene with the objective to make Jammu Clean, Green and Beautiful, here at Government Higher Secondary School, Bhalwal.
The programme was organized under the aegis of J&K State Legal services Authority which was attended by Students, Teaching and Non Teaching staff members, Para Legal Volunteers, members of Civil Society and officers of Jammu Municipal Corporation.
The main objective of the Programme was to educate the students about the need and importance of keeping our surroundings neat and clean and adopting various methods for implementing Solid Waste Management by Laws and Rules, and Say No to the single use of Plastic/ Polythene in their day to day life for a healthy environment.
Secretary DLSA Jammu, Naushad Ahmed Khan and Dr. Zaffar Iqbal, Nodal Officer, Solid Waste Management, Jammu Municipal Corporation during their interaction made the students aware about the hazardous impacts of Single use Plastic/Polythene in the day to day life and urged the students to make Solid Waste Management a Public movement and collection of Single use of Plastic/polythene from their respective homes for the proper segregation.
The programme culminated with a Pledge "Say No to the use of Polythene bags, use Renewable cotton jute bags", "Discard the one time use of Plastic bottles/ other plastic materials", Don't litter "Keep your Surroundings neat and clean", "Take Steps for minimizing the generation of Solid Waste", "Don't Pollute water bodies", "Let us keep River Tawi and Ranbir Canal neat & clean", "Plant more and more trees to counter the environmental crisis", and "Obey model Solid waste Management by Laws".