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Achieve the freedom from single use plastic in 75th year of Indian Independence- MOH, NDMC

New Delhi:To create awareness about ‘Say No To – Single-Use Plastic’ amongst the New Delhi Market area shopkeepers and visitors, New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) organised the ‘Swachhta Rally’ in Khan Market and Prithivi Raj Road Market in New Delhi today.

The Rally slogans underlining the bad effects of single use plastic through the Placard bearing the rally participants, on the occasion. These thematic activities are running under Swachh Bharat Mission under overarching mandate of Jan Bhagidari and large scale citizens participation by NDMC in New Delhi area.

The Medical Officer of Health, NDMC, Dr. Ramesh has appealed to the citizens to scale up the initiative of “Say No to Single Use Plastic” in the 75th Year of Independence of India by which we can all together achieve the freedom from single use plastic from day to day life and give the eco friendly environment to the next generation. It will be the great gift from our generation to next generation.

 He stressed upon that it has become the need of hour to get rid of menace of single use plastic which had posed a serious threat to the human being, other creatures and the environment as well. The aim of the ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ is to make the country free from dust, dirt and illness of garbage and above all “Single Use of Plastic” hazards.

This initiative is a part of a series of programmes to celebrate 75 years of Indian Independence in the form of “Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav” on the theme of Swachhta activities by the New Delhi Municipal Council in the New Delhi area.

 To motivate the people for participation in the Swachhata activities, the Swachh Rally on the theme of “Say No To-Single Use Plastic” organised in association with Khan Market Traders Association today.

To ensure the participation of the other market areas of New Delhi, NDMC would be organised Swachhata Rallies in different market collaboration with respective Market Traders Association and NGO’s in next week with the scope of awakening people through mass mobilization against the “Single Use Plastic”.

On the occasion, Senior Officers of Public Health Department, Safai Sewak along with the shopkeepers, traders, customers and visitors and volunteers participated in the Swachhata Rally.

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