New Delhi (NVI): After Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiative of plogging at Mamallapuram beach, MoS Home G. Kishan Reddy along with NDMC School students participated in plogging and tree plantation drive in Nehru park to curb the use of “Single-Use-Plastic”.
On the occasion, Minister has also administered the oath to school students, teachers, morning walkers and officials against ‘Single-Use-Plastic’.
Describing plastic as hazardous for the environment and humans, Reddy said, “Over usage of natural resources accelerate climate change and cause ecological imbalance on earth. It is a need of the hour that we use our natural resources in a balanced manner to protect our environment.”
“Plastic is hazardous for the planet and each human being is responsible to reduce it in day-to-day lives to save future of our generation,” he added.
Citing Prime Minister’s speech in his address, Reddy said, “Prime Minister of India has urged the nation from the Red Fort to reduce the single plastic in our lives and save environment. Accordingly, the protection of environment is not only the responsibility of civic bodies or government but it is the equal responsibility of every citizen and should make it a mass movement.”
He stressed upon the need for making more efforts for lessening air pollution level and maintaining ecological balance in New Delhi.
To spread awareness about ‘No to Single-Use Plastic’, the school children performed a very informative Nukkad Natak at the event.
Chief Secretary, Delhi cum officiating Chairman, NDMC Shri Vijay Kumar Dev was also present on the occasion.