Green Protocol during Pinarayi's swearing-in today
Suchitwa Mission, the nodal agency for sanitation in Kerala, will be joining hands with the city Corporation to implement a green protocol in today's swearing-in ceremony of the new LDF government in the state.
The green protocol team would mark history by creating a zero-waste event, as this will be the first time ever a government swearing-in ceremony will be prioritising on minimising the waste and thereby the carbon footprint by observing green protocol, a press release said.
The new government would take office after the swearing-in ceremony at the Central Stadium, which can accommodate about 30,000 people.
A team has been deployed to ensure green protocol during the event. Suchitwa Mission will arrange for 100 green volunteers who will be responsible for maintaining a disposable free 'green event', which will be its mission.
Mayor V K Prashanth said the green protocol is a humble attempt to reduce and manage waste in a systematic manner.
There will be water kiosks at 40 different locations spread at the venue; green volunteers will be more than happy to serve people with drinking water”.
Suchitwa Mission's Executive Director, Dr K Vasuki, said "It is the first time in the history that a State government swearing-in ceremony will be observing green protocol.
"It is the first time in the history that a State government swearing-in ceremony will be observing green protocol.
The Mission is the state nodal agency for sanitation. It is constituted under a local self-government with the VISION of creating - a waste free Kerala with unpolluted environment public hygiene and cleanliness.