‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ fortnight campaign concludes

SRINAGAR: The sanitation campaign- ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ which started on September 15 concluded Monday with an aim to further build on the cleanliness programme to enhance the importance of hygiene and proper sanitation among the public.
The campaign saw a large-scale mobilization of people from all walks of life in the Kashmir region who carried the campaign to Government offices, public and tourist places etc. to realize the objective of cleanliness and hygiene. Many programmes were held today to mark the successful conclusion of the sanitation drive.
In Shopian, awards for best essays, winners of quiz competition, paintings were presented to Swachhta champions from across the district. Journalist Shabir Ahmad Ganaie of Shopian, who received State award for his documentary film” Swach Sankalp Se Swach Siddhi” at SKICC Srinagar, was felicitated by District Development Commissioner, Mohammad Aijaz at a function here today.
In Pulwama, a quiz competition organized by Municipal Committee Pulwama in collaboration with district administration was held today in which Deputy Commissioner; Ghulam Mohammad Dar was the chief guest.
In Kulgam, a grand seminar was held today in the premises of Mini Secretariat in which Member Legislative Assembly; Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami was the chief guest. District Development Commissioner Kulgam, Talat Parvez Rohella was also present on the occasion.
In Anantnag, A function was held today at Government Degree College (Boys) Anantnag regarding the sanitation drive in which District Development Commissioner, Mohammad Younis Malik was the chief guest.
The programme was organized by the Rural Development Department in collaboration with Education Department and Municipal Council Anantnag.
In Baramulla, to mark the culmination of the cleanliness fortnight under ‘Swacheta Hi Seva’ campaign a mega function was held today at Baramulla with District Development Commissioner, Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash as the chief guest.
Additional District Development Commissioner, Mohammad Qasim Wani, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Farooq Ahmad Baba, District and Sectoral officers besides a large gathering of students of various schools were present on the occasion.
In Bandipora, cleanliness drives across the district were carried out and cleaning mops were given to various government institutions to mark the conclusion of fortnight sanitation campaign- ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ which started on September 15.
The sanitation drive was carried under the designated Officers of the concerned Departments.
The fortnight cleanliness drive was carried out at all educational institutions, tourist spots, markets, government offices, water supply schemes, irrigation canals, hospitals, besides, 21 villages situated at the bank of Wullar Lake which saw a good participation of people as well.