Early Times Report
Rajouri, Oct 18: As part of ongoing intensive Outreach Campaign to promote the concept of Swachhta Hi Sewa including plastic Mukt Bharat, the Field Outreach Bureau, Bureau of outreach & Communication, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India, Rajouri organised a day long awareness programme at Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Sunderbani today.
Vionod Kumar, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Sunderbani was the Chief Guest of the function.
Speaking on this occasion the Chief Guest highlighted the importance of Swachhta and urged upon the students and community as a whole for discarding he usage of single use plastic in our daily lives. He stated that the polythene is severely damaging our eco system, flora and fauna in the eco sensitive areas of Rajouri district which is very rich in its natural resources. He highlighted the visible differences in atmosphere of the area due to the pollution and extensive use of polythene. On this occasion a large number of community members, students elderly people spoke about the ill effects of polythene. A number of interactive activities like Seminar, Expert lectures, Quiz, Group discussions, Magic Show were organised during the programme. Speaking on this occasion Deep Raj, Principal, Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Sunderbani who presided over the function while speaking on this occasion appreciated the efforts of Field Outreach Bureau, Rajouri for organising such awarenerss programmes for the betterment of the society. He also demanded that such programmes should be organised in every nook and corner of the district so that menace of polythene is curbed. Gurnam Singh, Incharge Field Outreach Bureau, Rajouri, Rajesh Sharma, Incharge Field Outreach Bureau and Shri Satbir Singh also shared their views on the theme of the programme. Netu Sharma, Administrator, One Stop Centre for women, Rajouri also interacted with audience and highlighted the importance of such programmes which are being organised in close coordination with various departments and are yielding fruitful results.