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Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan by INS Valsura at Lakhota Lake, Jamnagar

A Mass Cleanliness Drive was carried out by INS Valsura in the morning hours of 28 May 2017 at Lakhota Lake, Jamnagar under the aegis of Shri Ranjiit Sinh Barad IAS, Municipal Commissioner of Jamnagar Municipal Corporation with the objective of removing plastic, non-biodegradable and floating wastes on the lake sides. The cleanliness drive was aimed at inculcating healthy environmental habits and green practices amongst all citizens towards realising the national dream of hygienic, clean and green India. Commodore Indrajit Dasgupta, Commanding Officer INS Valsura,Capt S Kumar, Training Captain INS Valsura, Shri KK Bishnoi, Chief Fire Officer and Shri Sanjay Pandya, Deputy Municipal Commissioner spearheaded the cleanliness drive.  Around 800 personnel from INS Valsura including officers, sailors, families and children of all age groups participated whole heartedly in cleaning and sprucing up the area in and around the Lakhota Lake. More than 500 gash bags filled with plastic and non-biodegradable waste was collected under this cleanliness drive.

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Team of personnel from INS Valsura at Lakhota Lake gearing up for the Green Cause

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Equal participation of men, women and children of all age groups towards a Social Cause – Swachh Bharat

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Mass Cleanliness Drive spearheaded by Commodore Indrajit Dasgupta, Commanding Officer INS Valsura and Sh KK Bishnoi, Chief Fire Officer

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Officers, Sailors, Women and children from INS Valsura keenly undertaking the Mass Cleanliness Drive

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Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan by INS Valsura in progress at Lakhota Lake

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Children also keenly participated in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

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The garbage collected during Mass Cleanliness Drive at Lakhota Lake

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