Team GHR launches Swachh R.R Nagar Campaign for a cleaner Rajarajeshwari Nagar 5000 cloth bags were distributed to the local residents to reduce use of plastic

Team GHR launches Swachh R.R Nagar Campaign for a cleaner Rajarajeshwari Nagar 5000 cloth bags were distributed to the local residents to reduce use of plastic

Before cleaning-  Bangalore, 12th November 2017: To provide a green & cleaner surrounding for the residents of Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Team GHR along with RR Nagar social groups today launched Swachh R.R Nagar Campaign, a 12 month long social responsibility awareness programme where more than 800 people participated. Present at the occasion were Mr. G.H Ramachandra, Former Corporator, Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Sandalwood Actress Amulya along with other residents of Rajarajeshwari Nagar, and social groups like Youth for Parivarthan, RR Nagar-I Care, RRYA, Connect, RISE, Usiru and Naturobell were involved in the cleaning drive. Over 5000 cloth bags were distributed to the local resident which was aimed to reduce the use of plastic by substituting cloth bags and educate people about reusable bags.

As a part of this campaign Team GHR scheduled cleaning programmes across the area which comprised of cleaning bus stand, pavements of the roads & the lakes in the area. They also organized a ‘COMPOST SANTE’, where more than 25 stalls were set up and a workshop was conducted on composting processes and methods. This was initiated to create awareness and educate the residents on waste reduction, compositing, reusing & recycling etc.

Speaking at the occasion, Mr. G. H Ramachandra, Former Corporator, Rajarajeshwari Nagar said, “It is very encouraging to see such a huge participation by the residents for this cleanliness drive. I have been a resident of Rajarajeshwari Nagar for over 50 years and have witnessed the change that it has been through. For the betterment of environment and to present a beautiful and cleaner Rajarajeshwari Nagar, I would like to request all the residents to put forth Mother Nature first and join hands in this selfless work by making this area a better place to live”.

This campaign encompasses giving away plants to welcome the guest instead of bouquet in future if there are any programmes that will be held in Rajarajeshwari Nagar. A petition will be signed by the Team GHR which will be submitted to B.B.M.P Commissioner to restrict production of waste in the Balakrishna Rangamandira community hall. Over 300 sets of Stainless Steel plates, glasses and spoons will be provided to the Rangamandira by Team GHR so that there will be no use of plastic utensils.

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