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MC opens seventh “One Rupee Store” in Chandigarh

HomeACTIVITIESMC opens seventh "One Rupee Store" in Chandigarh

MC opens seventh “One Rupee Store” in Chandigarh

Want to get rid of old toys, unused crockery and outdated clothes? But confused about whom to give? Here, the Municipal Corporation Chandigarh has come up with the best solution of this problem. MC Chandigarh has opened several RRR centres in the city where the people can donate the old or unused stuff for the needy people. Alongside MC opened various One Rupee Store in Chandigarh, where needy people can buy the donated stuff at a little cost of Re 1.

This initiative is taken to promote the concept of 3R’s – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. The people can buy any item from these One Rupee Stores whether it is a suitcase, T.V., décor items, gent’s trousers or women attires, these stores has it all.

One Rupee Store in Chandigarh

Everything about seventh One Rupee Store in Chandigarh

Mayor Kuldeep Kumar inaugurated the seventh One Rupee Store in Chandigarh, in the presence of area councillor Manaur and other senior officials of the MC and ward members. The store was opened at the Community Centre of Sector-56. The mayor on the occasion said,” MC’s permanent RRR centre in Sector 17 has received an overwhelming response from citizens, enabling establishment of this store. The store offers a variety of items such as clothing, crockery, kitchenware and toys – all priced at Rs 1 per item.”

The aim behind this initiative is to provide affordable items to those in need and promote the RRR drive. The MC stated that only good-quality and functional things are available in One Rupee Stores. The stores will offer garments, footwear, décor items, toys, electronic items, crockeries, books, furniture & wooden items, bed sheets, mobile cases etc. and much more.

1 Re store

Municipal Corporation has set up its permanent RRR centre at New Bridge Market, near Jagat Cinema in Sector 17, where citizens are encouraged to donate items that are no longer in use to them. Additionally, MC’s ‘Swachh Sawari’ mobile RRR vans will collect items from the homes as well. Only after cleaning, repairing, and refurbishing of the donated items, these are made available in One Rupee Stores in different areas/wards of the city. The seventh 1 Re store is opened at Community Centre, Sector-56, while the other six stores are operational in- Dhanas, Manimajra, Maloya, Sundar Nagar, Ramdarbar and a Special store for Safaimitras. These stores have collectively sold near about 15000 items to the needy people.

Municipal Commissioner, Ms Anindita Mitra, expressed her gratitude towards the citizens of Tricity for their overwhelming response and support. She told that, ‘this is the 7th successful store and the MCC is committed to serving the community by establishing more such One Rupee Stores throughout the city. The launch of this store is MCC’s efforts towards creating sustainable and inclusive practices that benefit citizens from all walks of life.’ She said that,” the MCC is showing its commitment towards promoting sustainability and inclusivity with opening of these kind of stores in the colony areas of the city.”

Wrapping Thoughts

Establishing such stores in a city is a great move towards green, eco-friendly environment and sustainability. These stores will help under privileged to buy and use the items at 1 Re only. This also enhance the concept of 3R’s as well as encourage people to donate. More One Rupee Stores must be open for the continuing process of recycling and providing low-cost goods to people.

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