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New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Union Minister Bhupender Yadav on Sunday led the cleanliness drive under the Swachchta Hi Seva campaign of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change at National Zoological Park (NZP) in the national capital.

Over 200 participants, including enthusiastic students, and visitors gathered to contribute to this significant endeavour.

The highlight of the day was the participation of youth in the Swachhata campaign and cleaning initiatives of the zoo for water body cleaning.

The activity was followed by the inauguration of a PET bottle collection point, a pivotal step towards making the zoo a Single-Use Plastic (SUP) free zone. This initiative underscores NZP's unwavering commitment to environmental sustainability and minimizing its ecological footprint.

In a heartwarming gesture, Bhupender Yadav distributed eco-friendly reusable bags to students, emphasizing the importance of sustainable living and environmental consciousness.

Following the distribution of bags, an animal journal was unveiled to promote a Lifestyle for the Environment and cleanliness in the zoo fostering an educational connection with the diverse wildlife at NZP.

The Shramdaan activity at NZP, under the Swachchta Hi Seva campaign, demonstrates that when communities come together with a shared vision, meaningful change can be achieved. NZP remains steadfast in its commitment to wildlife conservation and environmental protection. (ANI)

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