Swachta Hi Seva (SHS) was celebrated in a befitting manner to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of our Father of the Nation Sri. Mahatma Gandhi ji as per the instructions contained in ICAR circular from 11th September to 02nd October 2019. The SHS was observed at regional centres and as well KVKs of ICAR-IIHR. During the period from 11-09-2019 to 02-10-2019 a total number of 4269 persons were created awareness among public, visitors and as well school students. Officers from the our institute numbering 2126 officers including scientific, technical, administrative and field work force participated for all 18 working days. During the period awareness campaigns were conducted to avoid SINGLE USE PLASTICS or DISPOSABLE PLASTIC. Such plastic was pooled from our own campus and as well surroundings and collected 179 kg. About 1992 hours were spent and 1833 officers from the institute participated in this event.
The program was organized successfully by creating awareness to the family members of the employees as well in the main campus and other regional stations also.