Popular participation must stop the use of plastic, says Minister Brahm Shankar Jimpa



Our correspondent

Hoshiarpur, August 5

Cabinet Minister Brahm Shankar Jimpa today said efforts were being made to implement the single-use plastic ban but the campaign could only succeed with the active participation of the people.

The Minister was addressing a district level function at the Swami Sarvanand Giri Regional Centre, University of Punjab on the issue of discouraging single-use plastic items. He was accompanied by Mayor Surinder Kumar Shinda, ADCs Sandeep Singh, Major Dr Amit Mahajan and Darbara Singh.

The Minister said that due to the visionary leadership of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, an awareness campaign was launched across the state on Friday by organizing functions focusing on preventing the use of plastic waste. unique. He also mentioned that the state government is diligently carrying out its responsibility towards society and the environment. On this occasion, the inhabitants took an oath to no longer use single-use plastic.

He said that in future, Hoshiarpur would be transformed into a landfill-free city.

Deputy Commissioner Sandeep Hans has created a PPT to urge people not to use single-use plastic items. He said single-use plastic includes earbuds with plastic sticks, plastic balloon sticks, bags, ice cream and candy sticks, polystyrene i.e. thermocol for the decoration, plates, cups, glass, cutlery such as forks, spoons, pipes, films for packaging candy boxes, invitation cards, cigarette packets and plastic banners of less than 100 microns or pvc . Burlap sacks were also distributed among the people.

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