Awareness Programme on Waste Management

DSC_6733Suraksha Consumer Forum, NSS Unit, Rovers-Rangers Unit, Eco Club and Department of Social Work of St Philomena College Puttur jointly organized an awareness programme on ‘Solid and Liquid Waste Management in Rural Areas’ in SJM Hall on August 13, 2015. Mr. Rohith A. R, District Nodal Officer, Department of Water and Sanitation was the resource person. While presenting on the topic, he said, ‘In India, especially in rural areas, waste is a severe threat to the public health concern and cleanliness. Though, the form of waste (both solid and liquid) generated in rural areas is predominantly organic and biodegradable, yet becoming a major problem to overall sustainability of the ecological balance’.

Councilor of Puttur City Muncipal Council Mr. Vinaya Bhandary was the guest of honour. Vice Principal of the college Prof. Vishnu Bhat presided over the function. Community Organiser of Puttur City Muncipal Council Mr. Usman, Health Inspectors Mr. Ramachandra and Ms. Shwethakiran were present on the occasion.

Ms. Sahana Rao and team sang environmental song. Mr. Paul Herald Mascarenhas, HOD of Social Work welcomed the gathering. Ms. Meenakshi, Convenor of Rovers-Rangers proposed the vote of thanks. Mr. Dinakara Rao, Director of Suraksha Consumer Forum compered the programme.

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