Hon’ble Prime Minister’s call to make India free from Single-use Plastic
KENDRIYA VIDYALAYA SANGATHAN
(Min. of HRD, Deptt. of Education, Govt. of India)
Shaheed feet Singh Marg
NEW DELHI – 110016
Tel: 26858566-211, Fax No.26514179
The Deputy Commissioner
Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan
All Regional Office
Dated : 26.08.19
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With reference to the subject cited above, letter received from Sh. P. K. Singh, Deputy Secretary vide letter No F.27-14/2019-IS-9 dated 21.08.2019, it is informed that, Hon’ble Prime Minister’4 in his address to the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 73rd Independence Day has urged the nation to make India Free from single-use plastic.
Single- use plastic drastically impacts the environment in a harmful way, after usage it is mostly dumped on land-fill sites, choking the water supply and drainage system and damaging the environment due to its non-biodegradability. A nation —wide campaign will be launched on 02nd October, 2019 towards making India free from single use plastic.
In this regard, the competent authority, KVS has also given direction to completely ban Single-use plastic from campuses of all Kendriya Vidyalayas.
Therefore, you are requested to take necessary action as mentioned above and also issue appropriate directions to all the Kendriya Vidyalayas under your jurisdiction to encourage the students for avoiding usage of Single- use plastic both within and outside the school premises.