16th May 2016, New Delhi
Indian Council of Agricultural Research is celebrating a Special Swachhta Pakhwara beginning from today. The fortnight-long programme started by administrating Swachhta Pledge to officers and staff of ICAR Headquarters which was followed by cleanliness drive in the official premises of Krishi Bhavan and Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan I & II.
Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) administered the pledge at NASC, New Delhi and emphasized the importance of cleanliness in raising the efficiency and performance.
Shri Chhabilendra Roul, Additional Secretary (DARE) & Secretary (ICAR) administered the pledge at Krishi Bhawan. He emphasized that the cleanliness drive should be a continuous process round the year.
Dr. Gurbachan Singh, Chairman (ASRB) and Dr. Narendra Singh Rathore, DDG (Education) administered the Swachhta Pledge at Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-I & II respectively.
As a part of the Swachhta Pakhwara, it has been decided that a cleanliness drive including cleaning of the rooms, corridors and premises; weeding out of old records as per Record Retention Schedule; disposing off old & obsolete furnitures and junk material will be carried out by the employees of ICAR voluntarily.
(Source: Coordination Unit, ICAR)