Swachhta Pakhwada 2017 at Port Blair
As a drive for Clean and Green India the Defence personnel of Naval Component organised various activities from 01 - 15 December 2017 under the mission of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
During the course of the campaign, activities such as cleanship of Corbin’s Cove and Marine Drive beach areas , cleanship of Ship’s cook house and internal office space, clearance of rainwater drains to prevent flooding, a tree plantation and pollution control drive of all vehicles running at Defence establishments, removal of debris from construction sites and residential areas/ colonies and cleanship of the civil jetty at Haddo were undertaken by the Defence personnel and their families. Great zeal and enthusiasm was displayed by all, which indicated a healthy consciousness about significance of tress in process of Life and Sustenance.
Awareness campaign for school children was conducted and the stress was laid upon the importance in maintenance of high standard of cleanliness. Motto of “Act Locally, Think Globally” and “Cleanliness is the next to Godliness” was impressed upon.