In bid to curb pollution, Delhi college bans water bottles in campus

New Delhi: In a initiative to save environment, Delhi University's Kalindi College has banned sale of plastic water bottles inside the campus.

"Every human being has a responsibility towards the environment. Keeping this in mind, we have decided to ban the sale of plastic water bottles in the college starting today," college principal Anulya Maurya said in a statement.

Representational image. AFP

Representational image. AFP

"We will discover alternative methods for water storage and consumption. For now we have started using earthen pots. Kalindi is the first DU college to introduce this kind of a ban," she added.

The announcement was made at an annual prize distribution function at the college attended by senior officials from the University Grants Commission (UGC).

Over 3,500 students are enrolled in various undergraduate courses offered by the women's college located in Central Delhi.

Updated Date: Apr 18, 2016 20:49 PM

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