Shopian 8 November (KNB): The 55 RR Watchi conducted a cleanliness drive under Swachh Bharat Mission Darbagh Shopian on Sunday.
The campaign was started with an awareness lecture to make the villagers and students aware about plastic free zone, waste disposal management and to motivate locals to adopt cleanliness measures.
The students were educated about the benefits of cleanliness, prevention of various communicable diseases and the threat of epidemic due to unhealthy and unhygienic environment.
Students were encouraged to maintain cleanliness and hygiene in their homes and surrounding areas and took a vow to throw garbage at nominated places only and keep their surrounding area clean.
During the cleanliness drive locals actively participated and contributed whole heartedly towards the social cause. Many spots of Darbagh locality were cleaned during the drive.
Meanwhile senior citizens appreciated Armys move about such initiatives and everyone paid postive response towards this effort. (KNB)