Govt Forms Plastic Waste Management Cells


Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday constituted Divisional, District and ULB Level Plastic Waste Management Cells and District Level Task Force for effecting of Plastic Waste Management and elimination of Single Use Plastic (SUP).

The Divisional level committee for Jammu and Kashmir respectively comprises of Divisional Commissioner concerned as Chairman, Commissioner JMC/SMC, Director, Urban Local Bodies, Jammu/Srinagar, Director, Rural Development Department, Jammu/Kashmir and Director, Rural Sanitation, J&K besides any other member(s) to be co-opted by the Cell Member (s).

The District level cell comprises of Deputy Commissioner, Additional Deputy Commissioner General Manager, District Industries Centre, Assistant Commissioner Development, District Panchayat Officer, Respective CEO(s) of ULB(s), District Officer, J&K Pollution Control Committee and any other member(s) to be co-opted by the Cell.

The ULB Level Plastic Waste Management Cell comprises Chief Executive Officer/Executive Officer of the respective ULB, Sanitary Inspector, representative of PW(R&B) Department not below the rank of AEE and District Officer, J&K Pollution Control Committee.

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