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With a view to build Kolkata an environment friendly city the Kolkata Municipal Corporation in association with British High Commission of Kolkata organized a workshop on August 25 in the KMC Community Centre at Br.-III.
Desmond Swayne, British Minister of State for international development and Scott Furssedonn wood, British Dy. High Commission delivered speech to sensitize the Councillors and local people on environment related issues.They were told about the importance of separating biodegradabe and non degradable waste at source, the hazards of eating from thermocol plates and the bad effect of the use of plastic items which clog drain and causes water logging.
The main aim of the workshop was to create awareness on environment from different aspects. The U.K. Govt. and KMC had signed a MOU during the visit of British Prime Minister David Camerun in 2013.
The dignitaries presents on the occasion were Hon'ble Mayor Sovan Chatterjee , Hon'ble MIC (Environment) Govt. of W.B. Sudarsan Ghoshdastidar, Borough Chairman, Councillors of different wards and others.