Dwarka: RWAs and authorities are together on a mission to make Dwarka clean. In an event launched for a month from 1st October for cleanliness of the city, promising appeals were made by the DM Naveen Aggarwal and the area Councillor Kamal jeet Sehrawat at Sector 10 Ram Leela Ground. The event was flagged off in the presence of RWAs, district administration and the officials of South Delhi Municipal Corporation.
On the occasion, community members and the volunteers from Nehru Yuva Kendra displayed slogans of cleanliness and environment conservation. Moreover, local NGOs like Rise Foundation and Dwarka Progressive Club shared the stage to show how they are working on the environment front and discouraging the consumption of single use plastic.
Madhukar Vasrhsney from Rise foundation shared how his organisation is promoting composting and eco-brick concept in the community. He also displayed a sample of eco-brick in front of the DM and Councillor. Urmila Sharma from Dwarka Progressive Club shared how her organisation is promoting cloth bags and asking people to leave single use plastic use. She also shared that as a community group her organisation has been carrying out a campaign to use metal utensils in community gatherings and in any celebration in place of plastic utensils. Urmila also gifted bags made-up of used cloth to people present at the event.
According to the members, DM Naveen Aggarwal said that there would be a concept of working together during the campaign to make the area clean. District administration would provide all support to the civic bodies like SDMC in carrying out a successful campaign. Councillor Kamaljeet Sehrawat said that SDMC officials have been directed to be in touch with RWAs at a micro level and a collective effort is being taken to make Dwarka clean. “I request and appeal to all the RWAs and social organisations to come forward and join hands with us to make Dwarka the most clean district in Delhi,” he said.
President of Ganpati Apartments and also president of FORWAS(Federation of RWAs Sector 9), KS Bhati said, “ We are always there to work with authorities. We hope that a successful one month campaign in Dwarka would set an example of cleanliness and togetherness.”