Army destroys old documents under cleanliness drive
The Army’s elite military intelligence wing on Friday destroyed thousands of old documents, sizeable number of CDs, video cassettes and computers as part of government’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
Army sources said the military intelligence wing, at its South Block office on Raisina Hills, destroyed around 3,000 CDs (compact disk), 850 video cassettes, 32 computers and large number of documents. The articles and documents destroyed weighed around 3,500 kg, they said, adding similar exercise is being carried out by all wings of the Army. The sources said the documents destroyed were unclassified.
“The main objective is to dispose of the non biodegradable waste and prevent environmental degradation,” said an official.