PCB’s ‘Swachhta-Hi-Sewa’ cleanliness drive concludes

ST Correspondent
Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Pune: The Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) concluded the cleanliness drive named ‘Swachhta-Hi-Sewa (SHS), which started on September 15 and concluded on Monday, marking the celebration of Gandhi Jayanti.

The events included a special cleanliness drive at public urinals, Kumbhar Bawadi Market, hospitals, schools, clinics within the Cantonment area and painting of conservancy vehicles with slogans of Swachhta Hi Seva. Volunteers distributed pamphlets to encourage citizens to throw garbage in the bins, highlighting the importance of cleanliness to keep diseases away.

Pune: The Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) concluded the cleanliness drive named ‘Swachhta-Hi-Sewa (SHS), which started on September 15 and concluded on Monday, marking the celebration of Gandhi Jayanti.

The events included a special cleanliness drive at public urinals, Kumbhar Bawadi Market, hospitals, schools, clinics within the Cantonment area and painting of conservancy vehicles with slogans of Swachhta Hi Seva. Volunteers distributed pamphlets to encourage citizens to throw garbage in the bins, highlighting the importance of cleanliness to keep diseases away.

Nukkad Natak was held by the Ghorpadi Village High School children depicting about cleanliness to be carried out near the rivers and also conservation of water. The children demonstrated how diseases spread when garbage is thrown in the open. On the last day, PCB gave away ‘Swachhata-Hi-Sewa’ awards classifying into different categories like Swachh Ward, Swachh Mohalla, Swachh School and Swachhata Doot on Monday.

Anil Shirole, Member of Parliament, Dilip Kamble, Minister for Social Justice, LK Pegu, Principal Director, KJS Chauhan, Director, DN Yadav, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of PCB, Atul Gaikwad, Vice President of PCB along with other members of PCB were present on the concluding day of drive.

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