Thursday, October 31, 2019

Rally against no single-use plastic, awareness drive organised by SRM Medical students,SRMIST-UBA

SRM Medical students – Organized Swachhata Hi Seva" Campaign, took National Pledge and Shramdaan for Collection of Plastic Waste on 25.10.2019@ Thenmelppakkam village 

UBA-SRMIST and SRM Medical College Hospital & Research Centre  organized a rally in Thenmelpakkam village of Kattankulathur Panchayat Union, an adopted village under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan at 9 am on 25.10.2019 to promote Swachhata Hi Seva awareness about plastic free village.
Dr.V.V.Anantharaman, Prof. of Community Medicine, SRM Medical College was the Chief Guest and he flagged off the rally, highlighting the urgent need of plastic free society. A pledge avoiding the use of plastic was also taken by all the students and faculty.

Awareness Campaign /Rally was organised in Thenmellpakkam village under swachhata hi seva 2019 Plastic Free village Campaign. The rally went round various streets of the village with anti-plastic slogans creating awareness among the villagers and took anti plastic pledge.


Dr.V.Thirumurugan,  Nodal Officer-UBA and the Associate Director (CL) of SRMIST felicitated the event.



Students & Faculties of SRM medical College, and Students & teachers from the local Panchayat middle school numbering 150 participants took part in the event. 
As part of the campaign the volunteers picked up rags and paid visit to various shops and spread awareness among the shopkeepers and people they met on the need to build plastic less society.
















The rally students collected 30 kgs of banned plastic in the village and handed over to the panchayat for disposal.

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