The divisional commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmed Khan on Thursday chaired a meeting here to review and discuss issues of solid waste management in Kashmir.
The issue of scientific disposal of solid waste management was discussed threadbare in the meeting. The deputy commissioners of different districts attended the meeting through video-conference.
The divisional commissioner inquired from district administrations about the measures taken in this regard and gave certain suggestions for solid waste management on scientific lines.
To sensitize people about solid waste management and ill effects of polythene, the divisional commissioner stressed on the officers concerned to create mass awareness through print and electronic media. He further asked for intensifying anti-polythene drive across Kashmir.
Additional Commissioner Kashmir Tasaduq Hussain Mir, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Shahid Iqbal, Director Urbal Local Bodies, VC SDA & LAWDA, Additional Commissioner SMC, CEO Cantonment Board, SP Rural Traffic, District Officer Pollution Control Board and other officers were also present in the meeting.