GVMC and the District Administration organise a beach cleanup with 2500 volunteers.

Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation and district administration launched a beach clean up drive in the name of Our Vizag, Our responsibility . Every day, a number of tourists, both Indian and foreigners, visit the beach, which leaves a negative impression of the country on them .

India — Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), May 15, : On Sunday, the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) and district administration launched a beach clean up drive in the name of Our Vizag, Our responsibility.Since June 5, we had called for a ban on single-use plastic.Plastic spoons, cups, chappals, and other plastic stuff have been spotted on the beach.Every day, a number of tourists, both Indian and foreigners, visit the beach, which leaves a negative impression of the country on them, according to Lakshmi Shah, the GVMC commissioner.

Every day, more than 5,000 to 10,000 people visit Vizag's beaches, so everyone should volunteer to clean the beach, he said.Anyone who visits Vizag beach should take on the responsibility of protecting the land.According to commissioner Ch Srikanth, many plastic items have been found on the beach, and we strongly encourage everyone to avoid using single-use plastic, as a result.The GVMC is tirelessly trying to raise awareness of the Swachh Survekshan movement, but the beaches' abysmal condition isn't improving.