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Jamia Hamdard first plastic-free university in Delhi, NCR: SDMC

Jamia Hamdard first plastic-free university in Delhi, NCR: SDMC

New Delhi: South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has said that Jamia Hamdard University has become the first plastic free university in Delhi and entire NCR. During a swachhta pakhwara event in Jamia Hamdard University, it was declared that entire campus including all canteens, shops, coffee houses and hostels have become plastic free from today itself. Henceforth single use plastic like bottle, cups, glasses and other items, polythene bags and plastic items less than 50 microns have been banned, hence, nobody will be able to use these items for any purpose.

During swachhta pakhwara valedictory function, 9,000 students took a pledge to not use plastic items in the university and use bags made of jute and clothes instead of plastic bags. The Chairman Canteen and Shops Committee, Prof Sayad Mehtab Ali has issued notice which states that a fine of Rs 500 will be slapped on every violation, the Corporation said.

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