In Uttarakhand, Dehradun Municipal Corporation (DMC) has launched an initiative named Plastic Lao MASK LE JAO to fight against the menace of plastic waste and contain the spread of Covid-19. It has distributed Five thousand face masks in exchange for plastic waste.
Municipal commissioner of Dehradun, Vinay Shankar Pandey, who was the first to bring plastic waste from his house and get a face mask, and create awareness in the public against plastic waste and also the importance of masks.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Governor of Uttarakhand: Baby Rani Maurya.
- Capitals of Uttarakhand: Dehradun (Winter), Gairsain (Summer).
- Chief Minister of Uttarakhand: Trivendra Singh Rawat.