NEW DELHI: The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has initiated a campaign against the use of plastic named ‘Plastic Waste Shramdan Campaign’ in all of the four zones under its jurisdiction. The campaign is a part of the ‘Swachhta Hi Sewa’ initiative.
Gyanesh Bharti, SDMC commissioner, on Wednesday, September 11, instructed the civic body officials to conduct daily two hours of field visit to ensure compliance of the plastic ban. He also instructed the officials to ensure a large scale participation of citizens in the campaign, which will continue till October 2, 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
“The commissioner issued clear instructions to make the campaign result oriented by seriously working for imposing ban on single use plastic. He asked the officers to submit a weekly report on every Monday on action taken on plastic ban,” a statement issued by the SDMC said.