Saturday, October 16, 2021

NITI Aayog VC launches UNDP Handbook on Sustainable Urban Plastic Waste Management

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Dr Rajiv Kumar today launched the  NITI Aayog- United Nations Development Programme, UNDP  Handbook on Sustainable Urban Plastic Waste Management in New Delhi. It provides a comprehensive overview of managing plastic waste by representing and discussing components of the entire plastic waste value chain.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Kumar said, spreading awareness amongst the masses about the harmful effects of plastic is the need of the hour. He said, the NITI Aayog – UNDP Handbook on Sustainable Urban Plastic Waste Management can be adopted by urban local bodies to good effect.
On the occasion, NIT Aayog CEO, Amitabh Kant reiterated the significance of the Re-use, Reduce and Recycle model and the need to create a mass movement around the use of plastics.
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