Srinagar: To inculcate the values of cleanliness among the masses in general one of its first kind of cleanliness drive and anti-drug campaign organized by the youths in Budgam of central Kashmir as part to protect environment and natural resources of Kashmir.
Under the banner of “PGM Trust, Youths voluntarily joined hands in cleaning the circulating area of main Budgam and to restore the spring at old bus stand Budgam which had almost turned defunct due to accumulated garbage and silt in it.
Pledged their full support and cooperation local youth voluntarily joined the drive and sensitized shopkeepers, households and passers by to aware them on environmental degradation and importance of keeping our surroundings clean and proper use of dust bins to save our natural resources of water from getting more shrunk.
While talking with the Wilayat Times, President of Peer Gulam Mohamad Charitable Trust, Feroz Hussain said “the need of the hour that every local particularly youths has to come forward to save our existing water resources and look for their restoration.
He said instead of blaming government for failing to implement the polythene ban in letter and spirit, every citizens has to play a responsible role to stop using polythene as major causes of pollution.
The Trust will continue the drive with full ambition and passion to sensitize and aware people on all grave issues, including drug addiction and environmental degradation;he added
He further appealed people particularly youths to join him for the greater cause and be part of our drive to see Budgam flourishing.
The campaign was organized in a unique style and youths were wearing T-shirts on which sayings were quoted regarding the importance and necessity of cleanliness and safeguard of natural resources. The campaign was warmly welcomed by locals and they urged upon government as well as general masses to strengthen the campaign across state.