Swachhta Pakhwada: Cleanliness drives held across Srinagar
Srinagar: In connection with ongoing Swachhta Pakhwada under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan being observed on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, the District Administration Srinagar launched cleanliness drives in all Government offices and at the Panchayat level.
The drives were launched on the directions of Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad. The same will continue till October15.
During the 15-day long cleanliness drive, various Government Buildings, Office, Playgrounds, Parks, Panchayat Ghars Health & Educational Institutions and other public places are being cleaned. Besides, garbage and debris will also be removed from the sides of various roads. The general public has been also made aware about the importance of cleanliness.
Some areas in Srinagar Panchayats have been identified and are being cleaned with the active participation of Rural Development Department and local volunteers. Besides, members of DDC, BDC, Panchs and Sarpanchs are also participating in cleanliness drives at various blocks and Panchayats.
Cleanliness drives was held in various Government Offices including the office of District Programme Office ICDS, District Employment & Counselling Centre Rajbagh, DSHO office Complex Nowshera, Small Ruminant Hospital Lal Mandi, Joint Directorate Extension Office, Sheep Husbandry offices at Nishat, Anchar and Zakura, Chief Agriculture Office Lal Mandi and its subordinate offices in the district.
The cleanliness drive was also held at right side of River Jhelum from Zero bridge to Jhelum View Park.
On the occasion, the Government employees wholeheartedly participated in the drives and endorsed the Swachhta Mission under Swachhta Abhiyan.
Appreciating the efforts made by the participants in Swacch Bharat Abhiyan to make Srinagar a clean district under ongoing Swachhta Pakhwada, the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar has urged the Officers/Officials of all Government departments to ensure cleanliness in their respective office buildings, premises and surrounding.