‘Swachhta Pakhwada’ campaign celebrated successfully across India
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 31-May-2017

New Delhi, May 31: With the aim to spread ‘Swachhta’ awareness and implementation across the country and to focus on the role of the consumer in taking a leadership role for sanitation initiatives, the celebration of government’s campaign ‘Swachhta Pakhwada’, has successfully completed today.

The officers and staff of the Department of Consumer Affairs attended an oath taking ceremony of Pakhwada.

Toward this path, a progression of exercises was undertaken, for example, Nukkad Natak, slogan writing competition, poster making competition, essay writing competition, extraordinary drives for cleaning of the workplace and expelling of old and undesirable articles from the office premises. The Department through its own particular staff individuals performed Nukkad Natak at different spots including Krishi Bhawan and INA Market.

Through Doordarshan, Lok Sabha TV, All India Radio and Private FM Channels across the nation, the buyers have been educated about their obligations to keep the nation perfect, under the Jago Grahak Jago campaign.

The Secretary, Consumer Affairs likewise educated that the subordinate and self- autonomous organizations of this Department, for example, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and National Test House (NTH) additionally attempted exercises to make mindfulness on keeping the surrounding environment clean and emphases significance of Swachhta in everyday life.

The BIS through their Branch Offices everywhere throughout the nation undertook innovative work past the absolute minimum housekeeping activities. Amid these awareness programs, the students of the schools of the territory were instructed in the local languages on isolation of strong waste, utilization of dustbins for bio-degradable and non-degradable waste, and treating the soil of bio-degradable waste. A 8 minutes film on Street Food Vendors arranged by BIS in light of the Indian Standards was additionally screened for the students to make them aware of hygiene conditions.

The NTH through its provincial focuses in Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Ghaziabad, Jaipur, and Guwahati adopted School/towns/ educational institution for onsite cleaning and additionally bestowing cleanliness mindfulness programs among students and villagers.