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  • Basic amenities to be further strengthened in Jharkhand: Hemant
  • Best wishes to Fadnavis for good work in Delhi: Jayant Patil
  • British followed "divide and rule", Modi following "divert and rule": Kanhaiya
  • Bengal Governor condoles death of academician-turned-politician Krishna Bose
  • Make agriculture more attractive and sustainable: Venkaiah Naidu
  • Ranji Trophy, QF: Gujarat dominate, Saurashtra in command against Andhra
  • Ranji Trophy, QF: Gujarat dominate, Saurashtra in command against Andhra
  • Internet, social media have democratised journalism, but brought many anxieties: Prez
  • Nirbhaya case: Convict Vinay Sharma's plea nixed
  • Capable of contesting Aurangabad municipal polls alone: Congress
  • Gaping digital divide in Commonwealth: Study
  • Delray Beach Open: Sharan-Sitak lose to Bryan brothers in quarterfinal
  • PM Modi not accompanying President Trump to Agra, Defence, security, energy tie ups likely
  • Privacy rights cannot be for protection of terrorists, corrupt: Prasad
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Naidu launches 'Reverse Vending Machine' in Capital

New Delhi, Dec 22 (UNI) Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu launched 'Reverse Vending Machine' at Palika Bazar, Connaught Place here today.
The machine, first of its kind in the country, has been installed to motivate public to throw plastic bottles/cans in the Reverse Vending Machine.
A waste recipient bin cum kiosk is the latest innovative technology which will act as a waste receptacle recycling bottles and cans. Anyone can drop a plastic bottle in it and get attractive coupons and prizes
in return. The aim is to promote recycling of waste material, behavioral attitude and change of mind set.
The Minister also inaugurated two smart toilets having facilities of Mobile Charging, Water ATM, Bank ATM and four other Public Toilet Utilities by remote at different locations of NDMC area.
The NDMC will set-up 101 Smart Public Toilets in different areas of the capital out of which five have been constructed and another twelve are likely to be set-up by end of January, 2017. The rest of the Smart Toilets will be completed by June, 2017.
The Minister also facilitated the ''Swachh Sevak Mascot'' and gave away ODF certificate to NDMC on the occasion.
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