Report of activities under Swachhatha Hi Sewa (SWS) 2018 programme held on 19.9.2018 at ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.
Activity 1: Rally for Awareness about cleanliness and hygiene to the villagers of Ivarakandapura, Bangalore North:
The staff of IIHR along with Ivarakandapura village panchayath member lead a rally in the streets of Ivarakandapura village. The puchayath member was advised arrange for periodical collections of wastes from the village. Villagers were also advised not to dump the wastes along the road side, tha waste can be placed in a separate site and same will be picked periodically by panchayath.
Activity 2: Sharam Daan by IIHR staff along with Ivarakandapura village folk:
Further to impart cleanliness in the village streets, a cleanliness drive was carried in front of the Ivarakandapura Milk co-operative society and the villagers were advised to keep the public place neat and clean for better hygiene and good health.
Activity 3: Cleaning the road side of Ivarakandapura village:
The waste dumped along the road side was removed and shifted to dump yard in the institute campus.
Activity 4: bringing awareness to the visiting students
The visiting students (around sixty) studying BSc Horticulture from Adiparashakthi Agricultural college, Vellore were explained about the importance of Swachhtha in their personal and public life and were motivated to spread the messag e of Swachhtha in their vicinity.