Goa Tourism extends support to #TeraMeraBeach Campaign launched today at Baga beach

Date:
24.11.2017

Goa Tourism extends support to #TeraMeraBeach Campaign launched today at Baga beach
 

 
Panaji, November 24, 2017: Goa Tourism today extended its support to the #TeraMeraBeach campaign which commenced at Baga Beach and is scheduled to continue over the next five months at various beaches across the state. The one and a half hour campaign activity
is aimed at creating awareness about cleanliness on the beaches of Goa everyday through music & art and on-shore cleanliness drives.
 
Initiated by Drishti Marine, the innovative beach cleanliness campaign will also cover the sandy shores of Calangute, Candolim,
Miramar and Colva.
 
The campaign will sensitize tourists on issues concerning waste and its management using the techniques of music and art from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm.
 
The #TeraMeraBeach campaign was today inaugurated at Baga beach by Mr. Michael Lobo, Deputy Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly, Director, Goa Waste Management Corporation and MLA of Calangute constituency.
 
The Director, Dept. of Tourism, Govt. of Goa, Mr. Menino D’Souza said “Goa Tourism supports the #TeraMeraBeach campaign which will serve as a good platform to create awareness about cleanliness and hygiene on the beaches of Goa. The Govt. of Goa is very serious about ensuring cleanliness on the beaches which covers 105
kms of the states coastline. Such awareness campaigns will encourage tourists not to litter waste on the beaches and create awareness about segregation of solid waste. It will further sensitize tourists to minimize the use of plastic waste and glass bottles on the beaches which is creating a huge problem in the state, polluting beaches and destroying the marine eco-systems”.