LG urges public cooperation for segregation of waste at source

PBMC launches door-to-door collection of garbage system
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Port Blair
5 Jun 2017

On the occasion of World Environment Day, the drive for door to door collection with segregation at source level in the entire Port Blair city was launched by Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi on Monday. At a function held near Gandhi Park, the Lt. Governor, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi, in the presence of the Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, Chairperson, PBMC Mr B. Eshwar Rao, other dignitaries, officials and staff  of PBMC, administered pledge for segregation of waste in twin bins i.e wet waste in green bin and dry waste in blue bin.
In his address, the Lt Governor requested the citizens of Port Blair city to help the Municipal Council by segregating waste at source level. Municipal workers  shall collect segregated waste at door step. This was followed by a signature campaign to promote segregation of dry and wet waste in the Port Blair city.
Later, the Lt. Governor flagged off  the waste collection team of Port Blair Municipal Council to kick start the collection of segregated waste. The event was sponsored by Andaman Chamber of Commerce and industry, financial institutions, hoteliers and also Indian Oil Corporation.