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Mayor confident to clear Jammu from plastic, polythene within a month
5/7/2023 10:19:18 PM
Early Times Report

JAMMU, May 7: The Mayor of Jammu City, Rajinder Sharma took the ongoing anti-polythene campaign to Govt Boys Higher Secondary School Gandhi Nagar and Government Girls Higher Secondary School Shastri Nagar and educated the students on the importance of shifting from polythene carry bags to bio-degradable carry bags.
Students of these Schools assured to discard polythene from their homes from today onwards and then they will motivate their neighbours and others for the same.
They took the pledge to make a change and said that they are proud of the leadership of Jammu Mayor as on anti-corruption day also he visited their school and now too his involving of students in the campaign intended at improving environmental conditions for better health to humans shows his sincerity by involving the public participation in the campaign.
The Mayor expressed confidence with that such highly-spirited students supporting the campaign, Jammu will be free from polythene and plastic made things within a month.
He also talked on importance of hard work and self-confidence to achieve success and informed that presently Jammu is worst hit by massive use of polythene carry bags and plastic which has caused lot of land pollution and chocked drains which cause floods even after slight rainfall in the city.
Speaking on the occasion Deputy Mayor, Baldev Singh Billawaria expressed satisfaction over the enthusiasm of the students for the campaign.
He cited one such programme involving public participation to restrict throwing of garbage here and there which the JMC had started before the COVID-19 hit Jammu city.
Billawaria said that public participation ensures success to any campaign.
JMC Councillor from Congress, Bhanu Mahajan said when there is a mission with direction, awareness, alternate and enforcement then the success rate remains 100 per cent.
“A society should deem itself lucky if it has such a visionary and revolutionary leadership like the one Mayor Rajinder Sharma is giving by involving the society,” Mahajan further said.
On this occasion students of these Schools also organized a debate on ‘Hazards of poly-bags’ wherein the winners were given certificates.
At Hr Sec School Shastri Nagar, Principal Ravinder Kour distributed certificates and the first place was achieved by Radha Gupta, second by Arshdeep Kour while the third position was won by Tania Sharma and Palakpreet Kour.
At Govt Boys Hr Sec School, Gandhi Nagar Principal Adarsh Bala and Vice Principal Rabia Batool gave certificates to the winners and the first place was achieved by Vansh, second by Ishaan while the third position was scored by Sujal and Vikram.
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