Fatehgarh Sahib, June 05, 2019: The level of pollution has reached at its peak, if we did not take the appropriate steps immediately our coming generations had to suffer, so it is dire need of the hour that every section of society should take the responsibility and wage a war against the menace of growing pollution, said Dr. Parshant Kumar Goyal Deputy Commissioner, while addressing the heads of various department before launching various campaigns on the eve of World environment Day.
He said to get clean air, quality water, pure food and hygienic environment is a fundamental right of the citizens, any attempt to pollute the air, contaminate water and adulterate food is a crime not only against humanity but also to disturb the nature. He said that Capt. Amrinder Singh Chief Minister has launched mission “Tandarust Punjab" to achieve human excellence in a sustainable manner by providing clean drinking water, improving air Quality and unadulterated food products for improving both physical and mental health of the people of Punjab
On this eve, DC launched the cleanliness drive carried out in all the seven towns f the district specially cleaning of public toilets. The education department organized seminars and painting competitions in schools to create awareness about environment. Agriculture department organized camps in rural areas to educate farmers about proper use of pesticides and fertilizer. Health department took samples of eatable items.