Waste to Wonder competition and the campaign of Meri Mati MeraDesh

Port Blair, Aug 04: Various activities under the theme of Meri MaatiMeraDesh and Waste to Wealth organized by PBMC. 

Port Blair Municipal Council in collaboration with GIZ India conducted various activities at Kaithan Kalyan Mandap. Dilkhush Meena IAS, Secretary, PBMC was the chief Guest on the occasion. Mr. Aziz Ur Rehman, Ward Councilor was the Guest of honor.

Students from Six schools participated in the event, Carmel Senior Secondary School, Nirmala Sr. Secondary School, Ummat Public School, GDMS, Govt. Boys Sr. Sec. School. The students and faculties exhibited the items created by waste material. Apart from this the residents of ward no 6 also participated in the Waste to wealth activities. The winners were awarded by the Port Blair Municipal Council &Mr. Aziz Ur Rehman, Ward Councilor Ward No-6.PBMC has also started a new initiative “Waste Depo-Waste to Gift” in collaboration with GIZ India in Ward No 6. Around 15 households deposited their waste of about 51 Kgs and in return they were given a Cloth bag, a plant and a crate as gift.Citizens are requested to deposit (Min 5Kgs) the waste at the Depo and get a gift in return. Mr. Aziz Ur Rehman, Ward Councilor Ward No-6 motivated the residents and students to actively participate in the “Waste Depo-Waste to Gift” and get the success initiative. 

As a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav PBMC is celebrating the ‘Meri MaatiMeraDesh’ Campaign. Under which oaths were administered to the students, residents and PBMC officials in honor of Brave Martyrs & Freedom Fighters.

Apart from this Port Blair Municipal Council is organizing a One Minute Short Video competition on the theme “Meri MaatiMeraDesh.”  Participants are encouraged to create one minute short videos about our freedom fighters, veers, and heroes who fought bravely for the nation’s independence. Participants can upload their submissions on their own Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts and tag our official PBMC accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. To ensure your submissions are recognized, please use the hashtag #PBMC TALENT FEST.  The competition is open for entries upto 13/08/2023. Best entries will be rewarded.

Secretary PBMC thanked the participants and urged everyone to participate in the events being organized from 09 Aug -16 Aug under the theme of ‘Meri Maati,MeraDesh’ & ‘Waste to Wealth’

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