Panaji: October 4, 2019 ….Plastic plays a major role to contaminate garbage, hence the present scorching issues like Sonsodo or Mormugao garbage  arise only due to plastic said Minister for Urban Development, Social Welfare and Provedoria Shri Milind Naik . We need to support the ideas of Prime Minister to make India free of single-use plastic” which is superior and supportive step towards “Swatch Bharat Mission” he added.

Shri Naik was speaking as the chief guest for the function titled  “Sneha Bhaav Sanskar” organized by Institute of Public Assistance (IPA)(Provedoria) at Old Age Home of Provedoria, opposite Hospicio hospital, Margao recently.

Director of Provedoria Shri Vinayak Volvoikar, representative of Helpage India Shri Dattaprasad Pawaskar, Sr. Reporter of Daily Tarun Bharat Shri Suraj Prabhu, Prof.Dr.Arvind Haldankar & Principal Dr.Manoj Kamat from Shree Mallikarjun College of Arts and Commerce, Canacona were  present on the occasion.

The function was organized to commemorate the world elders day which celebrated on October 1st and to mark the occasion the mini execution to support the campaign “to make India free of single-use plastic” by way of making paper bags and cloths bags were planned for which the students from different educational institution have extended their active support to prepare paper bags and cloths bags along with senior citizens of IPA (Provedoria).

Speaking further Shri Naik said that the responsibility of citizens to eschew from the single-use of plastic. One should take lesson from the new generation school children who themselves are very intelligent and also educating their parents on discarding the plastic properly he added.

Only doing awareness on elimination of single-use plastic will not solve problem unless every citizen understand their responsibility towards nation and implement it to make India free of single-use plastic. When we go out of Country we follow strict rules and regulation of that country on use and throw of plastic, similarly we need to follow the rules & regulation in our country to make it more beautiful Shri Naik said.

Taking this opportunity Shri Naik appealed to college students who were present on the occasion to support in taking the mission of “Swatch Bharat” forward by creating extra awareness on “no single-use plastic” and to support for making our village, taluka, State and the country more beautiful.

Earlier the function commenced with lighting of traditional lamp followed by inauguration of two sewing machines which will be used for preparation of paper & cloths bag. Shri Suraj Prabhu, Shri Dattaprasad Pawaskar , Dr.Manoj Kamat & Dr. Arvind Haldankar also spoke on the occasion.

Shri Volvoikar welcomed the guest and proposed the vote of thanks


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