Doda, May 16
As a part Swacchata week and growing menace of polythene bags an anti polythene Drive was conducted at Bhaala of Doda District.
The drive was conducted by Rural Development Department of District Doda in which the administrative officers made the public community, which include business and students section as well aware about the harmful effect of polythene bags.
They were made aware that polythene bags not only made the soil infertile but it pollutes our environment as well because burning of polythene bags produces lot of smoke which is one of the main cause of environmental pollution. Besides this 11 kg polythene bags were seized by the said officers from different shopkeeper of Bhalla area which was kept by them illegally.
Others who were present during the occasion including Tehsildar Bhalla Amir Zargar BDO Bhaala Yasir Hussain Wani Xen REW DODA Pankaj Sharma and SHO police Station Bhaala.