Swachhta hi Seva programme organized by Kendriya Vidyal
Shri Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for Human Resource Development participated in the ‘Swachhta hi Seva’ programme organized by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan on 15th September.
The Swachhta hi Seva movement, which aims at generating greater public participation towards Swachhta, is being organized in the run up to the 4th anniversary of the Swachh Bharat Mission, on October 2nd, 2018. This will also mark the beginning of the 150th year celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi.
The programme included many cleanliness activities both inside and outside Kendriya Vidyalaya, Gole Market campus.
Shri Prakash Javadekar along with students watched the interaction programme of the Prime Minister with a cross-section of people from 18 locations across the country at the launch of Swachhta hi Seva movement, telecasted on Doordarshan Channel.
The Minister also participated in the ‘Shramdaan’ activities at the venue along with 9th to 12th class students, teachers and officials of Kendriya Vidyalaya.
The Union Minister also appreciated the efforts of the participants who actively cleaned the campus both from inside and outside within a periphery of 1 km. He said that the students swacchagrahis are our ambassadors of cleanliness and will bring out positive change through awareness and sensitization programs.
He emphasized that we should collectively put reasonable effort to make our country clean and beautiful by personalizing the public hygiene. He also appealed to all the participants which included students, teaching staff and other official to give away the habit of littering and inculcate these values in our daily behaviour to address the menace of filthiness.
Shri Javadekar envisioned of a plastic free India, as plastic is non-biodegradable and a very hazardous waste for our environment. He also assured that Swachhta hi Seva movement will be started in all schools across the country to fulfil the Swachhta Mission of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.
Secretary (SE&L), MHRD, Sht Rina Ray visited Kendriya Vidyalaya, Andrewsganj to join ‘Swachhta hi Seva’ campaign with KV students. Other senior officials of the Ministry also visited other KVs in Delhi to join hands with students for the mission of Swacch Bharat.
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