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KU bans entry, use of polythene on campus

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Srinagar: Vice-Chancellor, University of Kashmir, Prof Nilofer Khan on Monday announced a complete ban on entry and use of polythene on the campus as part of the UT administration’s  ‘My Town, My Pride’ initiative.

The ban will come into effect from December 06, 2022.

“I will inform all relevant quarters in the University that we will have a polythene-free campus immediately. Circular instructions will be issued not to allow any polythene bags in the campus from tomorrow (December 6, 2022),” the Vice-Chancellor, quoted by an official spokesperson, announced at a function soon after chairing a meeting of top officers.

The VC said academic institutions, particularly universities, can play a lead role in widening the ‘My Town, My Pride’ outreach.

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