16th October 2016, Dehradun
Shri Chhabilendra Roul, Additional Secretary (DARE) & Secretary (ICAR) inaugurated Swachhta Pakhwada (16-31 October, 2016) at ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Dehradun here today. In his inaugural address, he appealed to join hands for transforming India in to Clean India. He urged to adopt and innovate measures to utilize solid and liquid waste management for pollution free environment. There is a need of attitudinal change for making India clean, he added.
Dr. P.K. Mishra, Director, ICAR-IISWC, Dehradun briefed on the solid waste management unit at the research farm and efforts taken to link the MGMG, TOT and TSP programs with swachhta abhiyan.
The Swachhta Sapath (Oath) was taken by all the participants and committed to make self, community, society, villages, cities clean towards joining the country in exemplary list of the countries in the world.
Later, Shri Roul joined hand in cleaning the Institute Campus along with the staff members of the Institute.
(Source: ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Dehradun)