Chennai: As per the instructions from the Department of Environment, government of Tamilnadu, plastic awareness programmes were conducted in various places, including schools, to educate and demonstrate the ill-effects of its usage to the general public and students.
District Educational Officer Vetrichelvi, inaugurated the demonstration at a Chennai School in Kodambakkam. Dr T G Srinivasan, Health Education Officer, Greater Chennai Corporation, distributed cloth bags, at the event. He also stressed upon the initiatives of the government, in enforcing the ban.
Delphin, Principal, Annai Veilankani School, proposed the vote of thanks and lauded the performances of artists and the involvement of students in observing the theme of the programme. G Thangaraj, Chennai District Co-ordinator of the National Green Corps Movement, briefed the youngsters about the list of banned items and their alternatives.