CUK launches awareness campaign against plastic pollution


Ganderbal, Jun 20: Keeping in view the objectives of internship training for M.Ed Programme, students of School of Education, Central University of Kashmir (CUK), in collaboration with Oxford Public High School Check-I-Duderhama, Ganderbal, launched an awareness campaign against the use of plastic bags here.
‘Say No To Plastics’ was the theme for the campaign.
Assistant Prof, Department of Education, Reyaz Ahmad Wani, spoke about the objectives and importance of addressing the issues and challenges related to plastic pollution.
Principal, Oxford School, Dr. Tariq, spoke about the hazards associated with the continuous use of plastics.
Former Chief Education Officer, Bandipora, Dr. Qayoom, also expressed concern over the use of plastics, saying that plastic items are responsible for environmental degradation.
The campaign took off from the premises of the school and covered local villages. The students raised slogans like, ‘Plastic is terrible because it is durable’, Say No to plastics’ and Plastic ka use/istimaal bund karo bund karo’.