Shopian: The Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Shri Pandurang K Pole today Kickstarted a Cleanliness drive under swachh Bharat Abhiyan in the vicinity of Zero Point of the town Shopian during his visit to the district .People from different sections of the society have come forward and joined the mass movement. From social activists, NGOs to spiritual leaders all have lined up for the noble work.DIV COM have praised the efforts by people and various departments and organizations for taking part in Swachh Bharat Mission.
During the visit DIVCOM felicitated and praised“Eco guards” who help us in keeping our environment Clean and green.
The Div Com was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Shopian Mr Sachin Kumar (IAS), Director Urban Local Bodies Kashmir, Ms Mathora Masoom (JKAS), Senior superintendent of Police Mr Amritpal singh (IPS) , President MC Shopian Mr Subash Koul and several other officers.
Besides Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Div Com kashmir inaugrated children’s park,open air gym and started green Shopian campaign from circuit house Chowgam.
Div com met a number of public delegations as well.
On the occasion, Executive Officer, Municipal Council Shopian, Suhail Malik apprised the Div Com about the work being done on sanitation and anti-polythene campaign in the district.
The Div Com complimented the district administration Shopian and Municipal Council Shopian for their commitment to make Shopian polythene free district.
Meanwhile, Div Com has also launched an afforestation campaign organized by Municipal Council Shopian in collaboration with the Forest Department. On the occasion saplings were planted to initiate the eco green mission on the Banks of Nallah Rambiara.
During his address, Div Com urged the audience to fully support the government’s initiative to clean up the environment. He said that polythene and single use plastics should be banned in government offices and the officers should play their key role in cleaning up the environment.