32,000 NDMC School Students Say No To Plastics

32,000 NDMC School Students Say No To Plastics

The NDMC also organised street plays, poster exhibitions, cycle rallies and plogging drives

 

NEW DELHI: On the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, 32,000 students of the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) schools, here on Wednesday, took the plastic-free India pledge and vowed not to use single-use plastics.

They later organised “mass swachhta rallies” on the theme of “make India free from single-use plastics” in nearby schools and residential areas.

The NDMC also organised street plays, poster exhibitions, cycle rallies and plogging drives at residential complexes, market and commercial areas, parks and gardens.

To get rid of the menace of plastics, which posed threat to the life and environment, was the need of the hour, said NDMC Chairman Vijay Kumar Dev.