Second Nigam Haat inaugurated at Sarita Vihar
More than 30 eco-friendly products will be available for people at Nigam Haat.
South Delhi Municipal Corporation’s Central Zone has started the second Nigam Haat at Sarita Vihar.
Zonal Deputy Commissioner Radha Krishan and local area councillor Neetu Chaudhary inaugurated the haat.
The civic agency, through such initiatives, aimed to promote segregation of waste at source, reuse of recycled items, use of cloth bags instead of plastic bags shopping purpose, home composting of wet waste, etc.
More than 30 eco friendly products will be available for people at Nigam Haat located in Sarita Vihar. People can purchase products made from unused and abandoned items/materials, said the civic body.
Deputy Commissioner Radha Krishan said the first such Nigam Haat located at Lajpat Nagar has been drawing good response from citizens. Nigam Haat is based on the concept of selling the idea of 3R (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle).
He said our primary focus is to ensure disposal of waste at source level and to make citizens aware of segregation of waste and other Swachhta related activities. Deputy Commissioner said that Nigam Haats will be started in other areas also. On the occasion, senior officials of the SDMC were also present.
Besides this, a Swachhta Awareness Programme was organized in South Zone’s Hauz Khas Market. The awareness programme was organised by SDMC with the help of Why Waste Wednesdays Foundation in which more than 500 shopkeepers and consumers took part in games based on Swachhta initiatives.
On the occasion, cloth bags were distributed to encourage people to give up single use plastic bags. People also signed pledges to segregate waste at source and give up plastic bags. Such awareness programmes will be planned in various markets of South Zone.