20 markets of South Delhi will be declared single-use plastic free | Decision taken in the meeting of city level task force.

In a recent meeting of South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) of Delhi, it has been decided that 20 markets of South Delhi will be declared single-use plastic free. This decision was taken during the first meeting of ‘City Level Task Force’ on Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016. Decisions have also been taken during this meeting to implement a ban on plastic less than 50 microns by organizing public awareness campaigns, workshops, rallies, posters, training, IEC activities with active cooperation with RWAs, market and trade associations, industrial associations. The ‘City Level Task Force’ was constituted by SDMC on 18 June 2021.

20 markets of South Delhi will be declared single-use plastic free.

In a recent meeting of South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) of Delhi, it has been decided that 20 markets of South Delhi will be declared single-use plastic free. This decision was taken during the first meeting of ‘City Level Task Force’ on Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016.

Decisions have also been taken during this meeting to implement a ban on plastic less than 50 microns by organizing public awareness campaigns, workshops, rallies, posters, training, IEC activities with active cooperation with RWAs, market and trade associations, industrial associations. The ‘City Level Task Force’ was constituted by SDMC on 18 June 2021.

The meeting was attended by District Magistrates (South, New Delhi, South East, South West, Central, North, East Districts), Deputy Commissioners (Central, South, West, Najafgarh Zone), NGOs ITC Wah, RWA-Defense Colony and Navjeevan Vihar, Nehru The representatives of the Place Traders Association, the representatives of the Association of Okhla Industrial Area, members of the Task Force including the Member Managing Committee of the Okhla Industrial Estate Association were present. Engineer-in-Chief (SDMC) and senior officials of SDMC were present in this meeting, which discussed many issues.

Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Friday allowed the reopening of Laxmi Nagar market.

while the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Friday allowed the reopening of Laxmi Nagar market. Due to the violation of the rules related to covid-19, an order was issued to keep this market closed till July 5, two days ago.

20 markets of South Delhi will be declared single-use plastic free | Decision taken in the meeting of city level task force.
20 markets of South Delhi will be declared single-use plastic free | Decision taken in the meeting of city level task force.

The DDMA has directed the officials to keep mobile COVID-19 testing vehicles deployed in the area. Run vaccination campaigns for shopkeepers and vendors and keep a strict vigil in the market