SUP: MC Anantnag holds Orientation programme
ANANTNAG: The Municipal Council (MC) Anantnag Monday held an orientation programme cum presser on ban of single use plastic (SUP) at Town Hall, here.
The programme was chaired by President MC Anantnag, Hilal Ahmad Shah.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) MC Shoaib Noor, DFO Anantnag M Ramzan Mir, DO PCB, members of traders’ bodies and civil society members were present on the occasion.
The president MC intimated about the various plastic items which stand banned by the government since July 01 of 2022.
He appealed the Traders bodies and shopkeepers and general public to dissuade from using the Plastic as the same is harmful for prosperous development of the town.
He stated that it is every one’s responsibility to exhibit standard civic and moral habits in order to eradicate the menace of Plastic use.
He also intimated that many awareness programmes have been conducted by MC to disseminate information about the harmful effects of plastic use.
He said the MC will take rigorous enforcement of the ban on single use plastic products across the town while calling upon the media to vigorously disseminate IEC Campaigns of the MC among the public.
CEO MC and DFO Anantnag also addressed the gathering and appealed for complete wiping out of plastic from the district.
President MC also apprised that special checking teams have been formed by the MC and have been instructed to take stringent action including registering FIRs against the repeated offenders.