Begin typing your search above and press return to search.

Institutions pledge to ban single-use plastics

By The Assam Tribune
  • Whatsapp
  • Telegram
  • Linkedin
  • Print
  • koo
  • Whatsapp
  • Telegram
  • Linkedin
  • Print
  • koo
  • Whatsapp
  • Telegram
  • Linkedin
  • Print
  • koo

GUWAHATI, Sept 27 - In the wake of global warming becoming a worldwide crisis and plastic pollution adversely affecting the habitat, the entire Royal Global University fraternity led by its Chancellor AK Pansari has taken a pledge to ban single-use plastics on the university campus.

To mark the occasion, a rally was taken out today by the Department of Sociology in the surrounding areas of RGU, shops, hotels, restaurants, etc., to create awareness and educate the people on the harmful effects of plastic pollution, according to an RGU press release.

The students also pledged to reduce the use of plastic and to prevent environmental degradation.

The RGU programme is also in consonance with the requirements of the Government of Assam and UGC�s directive to create awareness through educational institutions.

Pledge at Dispur College: A programme titled �Swachhta Hi Seva� was organised at Dispur College here today in collaboration with CISF, North East Zone, said a press release.

The programme was attended by Prabodh Chandra, DIG, CISF North East Zone; Harendra Narayan, Group Commandant, CISF Group HQ, Guwahati; DDC (Kamrup) AK Sharma and Dr Amar Saikia, Principal of the college among others.

In his address CISF DIG Chandra spoke to the students about the problems of single-use plastics. He also spoke on the campaign �Swachhta Hi Seva�.

CISF Group Commandant Narayan gave a presentation on the hazards caused by plastic all over the world including India. He also spoke about the initiatives taken by different countries and India to curb the plastic menace. He spoke about the �reuse, recycle, refuse and replace� of plastic.

DDC Sharma urged the students to come forward and help the government in keeping the city clean.

College Principal Dr Saikia spoke about the problems accruing from use of plastic in one�s day-to-day life. He urged the students to use cloth bags for shopping.

The programme ended with a pledge by the students on not using plastic and making India plastic-free. The meeting was attended by the teachers and about 200 students of the college. CISF DIG Chandra also inaugurated a wall magazine prepared by NSS volunteers on healthy lifestyle and nutrition.

Next Story
Similar Posts
Institutions pledge to ban single-use plastics

GUWAHATI, Sept 27 - In the wake of global warming becoming a worldwide crisis and plastic pollution adversely affecting the habitat, the entire Royal Global University fraternity led by its Chancellor AK Pansari has taken a pledge to ban single-use plastics on the university campus.

To mark the occasion, a rally was taken out today by the Department of Sociology in the surrounding areas of RGU, shops, hotels, restaurants, etc., to create awareness and educate the people on the harmful effects of plastic pollution, according to an RGU press release.

The students also pledged to reduce the use of plastic and to prevent environmental degradation.

The RGU programme is also in consonance with the requirements of the Government of Assam and UGC�s directive to create awareness through educational institutions.

Pledge at Dispur College: A programme titled �Swachhta Hi Seva� was organised at Dispur College here today in collaboration with CISF, North East Zone, said a press release.

The programme was attended by Prabodh Chandra, DIG, CISF North East Zone; Harendra Narayan, Group Commandant, CISF Group HQ, Guwahati; DDC (Kamrup) AK Sharma and Dr Amar Saikia, Principal of the college among others.

In his address CISF DIG Chandra spoke to the students about the problems of single-use plastics. He also spoke on the campaign �Swachhta Hi Seva�.

CISF Group Commandant Narayan gave a presentation on the hazards caused by plastic all over the world including India. He also spoke about the initiatives taken by different countries and India to curb the plastic menace. He spoke about the �reuse, recycle, refuse and replace� of plastic.

DDC Sharma urged the students to come forward and help the government in keeping the city clean.

College Principal Dr Saikia spoke about the problems accruing from use of plastic in one�s day-to-day life. He urged the students to use cloth bags for shopping.

The programme ended with a pledge by the students on not using plastic and making India plastic-free. The meeting was attended by the teachers and about 200 students of the college. CISF DIG Chandra also inaugurated a wall magazine prepared by NSS volunteers on healthy lifestyle and nutrition.