Chandigarh- In a steps in direction of attaining the Sustainable Development Goals and making the town extra lovely in true sense and spirit, Municipal Corporation and Chandigarh Smart City Limited are collaborating to generate consciousness for the setting by celebrating World Environment Week from 1st – seventh June, 2023, beneath Mission LiFE(Lifestyle for Environment).During the week, a sequence of actions have been deliberate to make the town roads safer and setting more healthy.

A Road Safety Camp CHIPKAR is being organized on 2nd June, with the help of associate group Patiala Foundation. Patiala Foundation had began the highway security initiative ‘SADAK’ within the yr 2017 with the motive of serving the weaker sections of society and defend their lives from any highway mishap. Many individuals driving bicycles develop into victims of horrific highway crashes simply because their bicycles usually are not seen to motorized automobiles in the dead of night or fog. Such mishappenings will be successfully prevented by simply pasting Reflective Stickers on their cycles. Under the CHIPKAR Camp, Reflective Stickers might be pasted on the cycles of Municipal staff who use it as their day by day mode of transportation.

On World Bicycle Day, third June, a Cyclothon of Municipal Workers, Officers and Councillors, is being organized to encourage biking . The day encourages individuals to make use of bicycle as a way of transportation for fostering sustainable growth, selling well being, stopping illness, mutual respect and aiding a tradition of peace.

On 4th June, a metropolis huge, Toilet cleansing drive is being carried out to enhance the hygiene and sanitation of public bogs. MCC goals to maintain the open defecation and open urination free standing of the town by selling the usage of public & group bogs. This initiative of MCC goals to foster a way of duty within the frequent residents to take care of the cleanliness and hygiene of those public facilities whereas utilizing them.

On fifth June celebrated because the World Environment Day, Municipal Corporation Chandigarh will culminate the 15 day lengthy marketing campaign of “Meri LiFE Mera Swachh Sheher”. Under this marketing campaign, which ran from 20-May-2023 to 5-June-2023, MCC had established RRR Centres in every of the 35 wards for residents to donate gadgets that had been previous however in good situation viz. garments, sneakers, used plastic, previous books, toys, ornamental items, wood gadgets, metallic gadgets and varied different items for recycling or reuse. To verify contribution of its staff and workers within the RRR marketing campaign, MCC additionally established its personal RRR Centre within the workplace premises itself. Additionally, MCC additionally deployed a cellular assortment car named “Swachh Sawari”, RRR on Wheels, facilitating residents to make donations at their doorstep. To conclude this profitable marketing campaign and specific gratitude in direction of the humongous contributions made within the RRR Centres by the residents of Chandigarh, a cleanliness drive cum thanksgiving occasion might be organized by MCC in all of the 35 wards on the World Environment Day and unfold the message of constructing the “City Beautiful” cleaner and greener.

On the sixth of June, to proceed with the target of Reuse, Reduce and Recycle, MCC might be inaugurating its first everlasting RRR Centre within the Sector 17 market plaza. It might be a major step taken by MCC in encouraging the residents of Chandigarh to proceed the follow of donating previous and good high quality useable gadgets from their households which can finally be refurbished, repaired, and recycled earlier than distribution amongst these in want.

On the seventh June, MCC will arrange pop up “Rupee Stores” to make the gadgets collected beneath“Meri LiFE Mera Swachh Sheher” marketing campaign, out there to individuals to want them. The collected gadgets had been up cycled by dealing with companions reminiscent of SHGs and NGOs. These up cycled gadgets might be out there for buy at this retailer at a nominal worth of Rupee 1, offering help to the poor and needy to purchase and use these articles. The major goal of the Rupee Store is to offer an answer that bridges the hole between affordability and high quality. By refurbishing gadgets that may in any other case go to waste, MCC goals to cut back environmental affect and promote the reuse of sources. This method aligns with MCC’s dedication to sustainable practices and social duty.

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