SHOPIAN, SEPTEMBER 17: A fortnight long Swachhta Hi Seva program started at various Government Educational Institutions in district Shopian on the directions of the district administration.
The program was inaugurated by the head of colleges and schools at their respective institutions. As part of the inaugural event a cleanliness drive was organised in the colleges and school premises by the concerned principals and head masters.
On the occasion the teaching staff, non-teaching staff and students started a flagship program from the colleges and schools. A large number of cadets participated in the drive and cleared garden and other areas of the schools and colleges. The waste collected was segregated and disposed of in colour code bins.
The programme began with an oath where the heads of colleges and schools along with the staff and students as well as the locals pledged to make the Swachhta mission successful.
On the occasion the speakers highlighted the importance of cleanliness and said cleanliness is not the responsibility of only few people but it is collective social responsibility. They urged that the drive should not be limited to the day but round the year.
Awareness rallies and other informative and educative events were also organized. Prizes were also distributed among the students for their outstanding performances.