Single use plastics ban shall be strictly applied in Punjab: Surroundings Minister Meet Hayer
Amritsar, September 16
“If nature has made anybody essentially the most highly effective of all of the creatures on earth, it’s human being, however it’s unlucky that human beings have finished essentially the most injury to nature,” mentioned Surroundings, Science and Know-how Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer whereas talking on the event of the state-level operate organised by the Punjab Air pollution Management Board at Guru Nanak Dev College, Amritsar, on the event of World Ozone Day.
Meet Hayer mentioned pure sources similar to ozone, which maintain life on Earth, took tens of millions of years to kind, however our existence and the economic revolution have destroyed it in about 100 years. He mentioned that at present we have to perceive Guru Sahib’s ‘Pawan Guru Pani Pita’ message and observe it.
Surroundings Minister mentioned the significance of oxygen needs to be understood from the dearth of oxygen cylinders throughout Corona, which had been out there solely on advice or by spending hundreds of rupees, and it should make us ponder that what number of treasured treasures nature has blessed us with.
In response to a query, he mentioned that the ban on single-use plastic remains to be going by way of the notice section and if folks don’t perceive, the federal government will take extra strict motion in opposition to those that use, manufacture and promote it. He mentioned that all of us ought to think about it an ethical accountability to plant timber, nurture them, defend the atmosphere from air pollution, not burn the stubble. Solely then the atmosphere could be saved for the inhabitation of our future generations.
On this event, Meet Hayer additionally inaugurated the forest planted in an space of two and a half acres by the Punjab Air pollution Management Board within the previous point of interest, through which 40 kinds of timber have been planted.
Guru Nanak Dev College Vice Chancellor Dr. Jaspal Singh Sandhu talked about the efforts made for environmental safety within the college, together with planting of greater than 40 thousand timber, introduction of e-vehicles, ban on entry of automobiles within the campus, water harvesting, vermi compost and so on.
Punjab Air pollution Management Board Chairman Prof Adarsh Pal Wig emphasised on planting timber to save lots of the atmosphere, harvesting rain water, stopping the misuse of home equipment like ACs and fridges that threaten the ozone by producing chlorofluorocarbons.