PM Modi lauds Railways for sculpture made with plastic bottles at KSR Bengaluru station
New Delhi, Oct 04: The Prime Minister has lauded South Western Railways for Sculpture made from plastic & pet bottles at Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station ( KSR) Bengaluru Station.
Taking to micro-blogging platform, the Prime Minister tweeted,"Such efforts are not only innovative and commendable but most importantly remind us of our basic civic duty of keeping our surroundings and public places clean."
Such efforts are not only innovative and commendable but most importantly remind us of our basic civic duty of keeping our surroundings and public places clean. https://t.co/vyEE857mcH— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 3, 2022
To bring awareness among the public, the South Western Railways in Bengaluru conducted a unique awareness drive on plastic waste management at railway stations. The staff of KSR railway station collected the plastic waste that was littered around the railway station and made a sculpture out it.
KSR Bengaluru is a major Railway station in South Western Railway Zone having 40 food establishments. It has been awarded a five-star rating, not for its rail services, but its high food quality and hygiene. The validity of this certificate is two years i.e., till 19 July 2024. It is also worth mentioning that the Indian Railway Station Development Corporation (IRSDC) has taken several initiatives for the maintenance of the Bengaluru City railway station in Karnataka. According to IRSDC, the tasks of the station facility management include housekeeping, maintenance of technical services, waste management as well.