G’bad: GMC succeeds in making 80% Sahibabad Mandi traders ban polythene

One trader who was found to be using plastic today was fined Rs 10,000 on orders of the Municipal Commissioner, Dinesh Chandra Singh

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Ghaziabad Municipal Commissioner, Dinesh Chandra Singh along with City Magistrate as well as President of Mandi Samiti today took stock of Sahibabad Mandi (vegetable & fruit market) in wake of Swachh Survekshan 2020.

It was seen that almost 80% of Mandi traders had been following the diktats of the GMC Municipal Commissioner regarding not using polythene that was appreciated by the Municipal Commissioner.

However one trader Umesh Saini who was still using single-use plastic was fined Rs 10,000 on spot and the polythene bags were seized by a GMC team.

At least 20 buyers who had come to the Mandi were also felicitated by the MC for bringing along a cloth bag from their homes. All present also took a pledge to make Ghaziabad No 1 in the Swachh rankings.

Senior  officials of the GMC comprising AMC Pramod Kumar, SBM Incharge, AK Mishra, Vasundhara Zonal Incharge, Sunil Kumar Rai, Zonal Sanitary Officer, Dinesh Agarwal among others were present on the occasion.

-delhincrnews.in reporter