Up to date: Jun 26, 2022 13:20 IST
New Delhi [India], June 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday shared inspiring tales of people and organisations who’re engaged on ‘Waste to Wealth.’
Addressing a ninetieth version of the month-to-month radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’, the Prime Minister mentioned, talked a few marketing campaign ‘save Chite Lui motion plan’, the place folks of the Aizwal began this marketing campaign to wash the river and determined to construct a highway utilizing polythene taken out from the river, which is an instance of ‘Waste to wealth’.
“In ‘Mann Ki Baat’, we’ve been discussing profitable efforts associated to ‘Waste to wealth’. One such instance is from Aizwal, the capital of Mizoram. There’s a lovely river ‘Chitte Lui’ in Aizwal, which because of negligence for years, had changed into a heap of filth and rubbish. Prior to now few years, efforts to save lots of this river have began for these native companies, NGOs and native individuals are collectively working the ‘save Chite Lui motion plan’,” he mentioned.
PM Modi additional mentioned that in a village in Mizoram, the state’s first plastic highway was constructed, which is clear and developed as properly.
“The marketing campaign to wash the river has additionally given rise to the chance for turning waste into wealth creation. Truly, this river and its banks had been stuffed with plastic and polythene waste. The group working to save lots of the river determined to construct a highway utilizing this polythene, that’s, the waste that got here out of the river. From that, in a village in Mizoram, the state’s first plastic highway was constructed… that’s cleanliness and growth as properly,” he added.
He additionally shared one other story the place the youth of Puducherry via their voluntary organizations took the to save lots of sea, seashores and ecology, and have folks right here have began the ‘Recycling for Life’ marketing campaign.
“One such effort has additionally been undertaken by the youth of Puducherry via their voluntary organizations. Puducherry is located alongside the ocean coast. Individuals come to see the seashores and marine magnificence there. However, the air pollution attributable to plastic was additionally rising on the ocean coast of Puducherry, due to this fact, to save lots of its sea, seashores and ecology, folks right here have began the ‘Recycling for Life’ marketing campaign. In the present day, hundreds of kilograms of rubbish is collected and segregated day-after-day in Karaikal, Puducherry. The natural waste from that’s made into compost; the remainder of the matter is separated and recycled. Such efforts should not solely inspiring, but additionally lend momentum to India’s marketing campaign towards single-use plastic,” mentioned PM Modi.
He additional talked concerning the distinctive biking rally which can be occurring in Himachal Pradesh, the group of cyclists have began from Shimla to Mandi carrying the message of cleanliness.
“When I’m speaking to you, a singular biking rally can be occurring in Himachal Pradesh. I wish to let you know about this too. A bunch of cyclists have began from Shimla to Mandi carrying the message of cleanliness. These folks will full this distance of about 100 and seventy-five kilometers on mountain roads, solely by biking. There are kids in addition to the aged on this group. If the environment is clear, our mountains and rivers, our seas stay clear; our well being additionally will get higher. You will need to preserve writing me about such efforts, he added.
Prime Minister additional pitched for the conservation of rainwater stating that this duty has been taken by society collectively for hundreds of years in India.
“Monsoon is repeatedly progressing in our nation. Rain is rising in lots of states. That is additionally the time to make particular efforts within the path of ‘water’ and ‘water conservation’. In our nation, for hundreds of years, this duty has been taken by society collectively. You’ll keep in mind, in ‘Mann Ki Baat’ we as soon as mentioned the legacy of step wells. The Baolis are these large wells that are reached by descending stairs,” he mentioned.
The Prime Minister additionally talked concerning the one such stepwell which is a whole bunch of years outdated – ‘Sultan Ki Baoli’, which was has develop into abandoned and has changed into a pile of rubbish
“In Udaipur and Rajasthan, there’s one such stepwell which is a whole bunch of years outdated – ‘Sultan Ki Baoli’. It was constructed by Rao Sultan Singh, however because of neglect, progressively this place has develop into abandoned and has changed into a pile of rubbish. Sooner or later some youths roaming round reached this stepwell and had been very unhappy to see its situation. At that very second, these youths resolved to alter the image and future of Sultan Ki Baoli. They named this mission of their – ‘Sultan se Sur-Tan’. You should be questioning, what is that this ‘Sur Tan! Actually, with their efforts, these youths haven’t solely rejuvenated the step properly, however have additionally linked it to the notes and melody of the music. After cleansing the Sultan’s stepwell, after adorning it, takes place a program of concord and music. There’s a lot speak of this modification, that many individuals from overseas have began coming to see it,” he mentioned.
He additional requested to create the same sense of consciousness about our water our bodies by connecting them with music and different social applications.
“A very powerful factor about this profitable effort is that the youth who began the marketing campaign are chartered accountants. Coincidentally, a number of days from now, July 1 is noticed as chartered accountants day. I congratulate all of the CAs of the nation upfront. We are able to create the same sense of consciousness about our water our bodies by connecting them with music and different social applications. Water conservation is definitely life conservation. You will need to have seen, these days, what number of ‘river festivals’ are being held! Whichever water sources are there in your cities, you should arrange one occasion or the opposite,” the Prime Minister added. (ANI)