Report of activities under Swachhatha Hi Sewa (SWS) 2018 programme held on 15.9.2018 at ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.
Activity 1: Swachhatha pledge by Staff members of ICAR-IIHR:
An oath taking ceremony by staff of ICAR-IIHR was organized in front of the administrative building at 9.30 am under Swachh Bharath abhiyan campaign. Where in nodal officer Swachh Bharath Implementation committee briefed about the importance of SWS 2018. Dr Prakash Patil, Acting Director ICAR-IIHR administered the Swachhatha pledge in English, whereas Mr. Malay Bisht, AO, administered the oath in Hindi .
Activity II: Clealiness activities (Sharam Daan):
A cleanliness activity (sharam Daan) was organized near the institute water harvesting structure in Block no 2. Where in staff removed the parthenium and other weeds in field and bunds. The organic waste was transported to composting pit for further processing.
Activity III: Bringing awareness about Swachhatha Abhiyan:
An awareness programme was arranged to the visiting students of Thriveni Public School at ICAR-IIHR campus. Children were explained about the Swachahtha Hi Sewa Programme and about personal and public hygiene. Students were further motivated to follow the programme in letter and spririt and to spread the awareness in their vicinity.