DC Reasi launches ‘Swachata Hi Sewa’ Abhiyaan

DC Reasi launches ‘Swachata Hi Sewa’ Abhiyaan

Reasi, September 11: Deputy Commissioner, Indu Kanwal Chib today launched ‘Swacchata Hi Sewa’ Abhiyaan in the district at Government Higher Secondary School, Pouni.

The Deputy Commissioner said that with the launch of the nationwide mission, the use of single-use plastic would be strictly discouraged. She emphasised upon the people for use of jute bags or bags made of fibre and rags to discourage the menace of plastic use.

The DC called upon young entrepreneurs, particularly women, to form self help groups and make such eco-friendly bags and supply them to the market, thereby generating income for their families while helping mother nature.

Meanwhile, a colourful programme was organised at the Higher Secondary School wherein the students, teachers and district officers participated. The Students spoke on hazards of plastic and presented an educative skit on the subject.

Tehsildar Pouni, BDO Pouni and Principal of the college also spoke at the occasion and urged people to refrain from using single-use plastic bags.