PUNE: The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) unit, which provides security cover to the city airport, conducted a voluntary ‘Winter clothes donation’ drive on December 11.
During the drive, CISF personnel distributed their good condition winter clothes and blankets to shelter homes/ orphanages on the premises of Govt Multipurpose Group Complex, Handicapped Children’s School (a residential school), Pune, as social responsibility.
The CISF also carried out cleanliness on the school campus. The unit distributed blankets in Vishrantvadi, on the road towards Alandi, to poor people and beggars. SK Bajpai, Deputy Commandant, Inspector Vishal Jinde, Inspector Sanjay, along with other 60 CISF personnel posted at the Pune Airport, distributed the clothes.
Deputy Commandant SK Bajpai told Sakal Times that the CISF carries out social activities under the Sanrakshika Welfare Association. It is a CISF wives welfare association. It carries out many welfare activities like career counselling for their wards, self-defence classes, reaching out to specially-abled children, cultural and family activities for the CISF families, environment awareness, heritage and cultural awareness among the families and skill development, etc.
CSIF CLEANLINESS DRIVE
The CISF is observing the Swachhata Pakhwada, the cleanliness fortnight, from December 1 to 15. During this period, the CISF is launching massive cleanliness drive in nearby and adopted schools and localities. Many programmes are being organised to make people aware of cleanliness, which includes tree plantation, motivating local people, etc. The CISF also conducted an essay competition and a painting contest for the wards of CISF personnel to make them aware about cleanliness. CISF Deputy Commandant SK Bajpai said they are getting good support from the public to organise the cleanliness fortnight.