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Need awareness on minimizing waste production: Venkaiah

IANS  |  New Delhi 

M. Venkaiah on Thursday said there was a need to build awareness about the importance of a self-sustaining system of disposal and minimizing production.

was speaking at a book release function here. He released two books -- "A Treatise on Cleanliness" and "Management: An Introduction" -- authored by Rajat Bhargava, Special

Addressing the gathering, the said: "There is a need to build awareness about the importance of a self-sustaining system of waste disposal and minimizing waste production.

"It is said cleanliness is next only to godliness. Cleanliness and waste management are not only linked to hygiene but management of resources as well."

He also hailed Bhargava for choosing the subjects related to cleanliness at an appropriate time. "It is apt that the has chosen these subjects at an appropriate time when is journeying through a phase of growth and development.

"A wide spectrum of issues surrounds the implementation of waste disposal. Thus, it is a great initiative to bring out a treatise on solid and liquid waste management."

The also called for making Swachh Bharat a people's movement.

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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 21:56 IST
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