Govt serious on plastic and garbage: Wilfred D'sa

22 Sep 2019 08:06 PM

Nuvem MLA Wilfred D'sa said earlier panchayats used to 1 lakh rupees from government to treat waste. Now, panchayat gets 7 lakhs. This shows how government is serious on plastic and garbage issue. While, local from Chinchinim has alleged that their panchayat is turning blind eye towards plastic waste.

Majorda-Utorda Panchayat in association with Wilfred D'sa Charitable Trust, Goa Panchayat Mahila Shakti Abhiyan, MES higher secondry school had organised plastic free workshop. D'sa was speaking on the occasion.

Students of MES higher secondary school collected waste from nearby area. Cloth bags were distributed on the occasion.

Chinchinim Panchayat had increased days of Our Lady of Hope feast's fair.

After the fair was over the plastic on the grounds were left untouched.

Local allege panchayat at one side is announcing to make village plastic free and on other side ignore plastic waste. 

Reporter: Sandeep Tuenkar | Desk: Jawahar Barve

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