Madurai is bent on curbing use & sale of plastic
Ever since the launch of the Swachhata Hi Seva (SHS) 2019 by the Prime Minister on 11th September, 2019, there have activities across the Madurai in Tamil Nadu by individuals, districts, NGOs and institutions in support of the campaign, the focus being ‘plastic waste awareness and management’.
With a view to spurring inclusive growth in its villages, the State Government of Telangana had implemented the Palle Pragathi Special Programme from 6th September to 5th October, 2019. During the 30 day period, districts across the state set up plant nurseries, cremation grounds and dump yards, among others to improve greenery and cleanliness of the villages.
- Solid and Liquid Waste Management, Sustainability
During the fourth visit of the Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA) team to the water stressed Perumbalur district in Tamil Nadu, they noticed that the whole area was green with water visible everywhere. Further, Executive Engineer, Tamil Nadu Watershed Development Agency (TAWDEVA) indicated that overall there was a 3 meter increase in ground water levels in the State.