CLEANLINESS DRIVE HELD AT M.A. RANGOONWALA DENTAL COLLEGE AND RESEARCH CENTRE UNDER SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAAN 2022
‘’Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan’’ and ‘’Majhi Vasundhara Abhiyaan” was organized at M.A. Rangoonwala Dental College and Research Centre by the college NSS unit and dept. of Public Health Dentistry on the auspicious occasion of 75th anniversary of ‘Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav.’ The main purpose of this event was to create awareness among students regarding cleanliness and its benefits.
The program commenced from 9 am. Our honorable President Shri P A Inamdar and our Principal Dr. Ramandeep Duggal felicitated the dignitaries present and briefed them about the event. Cleanliness drive started 9:30 am onwards. Students along with staff members were asked to clean the campus along with bylines of Shankar Seth road. Students were divided into two groups with one group leading the drive at the campus and other group at Shankar Seth Road. Some of them picked up the brooms and started their job. Others were assigned the task of waste disposal. It was followed by speech given by Varad Deshpande, Joint Sports Secretary pertaining to the movement of Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan and its significance.
This program was graced by Mrs. Asha Raut, deputy commissioner, Solid Waste Management, Pune Municipal Corporation and Dr. Ketaki Ghatge, assistant health officer, Pune Municipal Corporation. Mrs. Raut shared her valuable insights about the drive and importance of sanitation. At 11 am, a short lecture on waste disposal management was given by Dr. Ghatge. It was followed by an interactive musical performance by Mr. Mahadev Jadhav, brand ambassador for Swachh Bharat Mission, PMC. The main motto of this musical act was to create an awareness regarding cleanliness and encourage the students to do the same. Following this, our registrar Shri. R A Shaikh felicitated PMC employees and sanitary workers thanking them for their contribution towards keeping our city neat and clean.
The students really felt a sense of satisfaction after doing a little towards making their country a little cleaner.
DR. RAHUL KALE
PROGRAM OFFICER, NSS
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