GCOE organizes Cleanliness Drive at Mubarak Mandi
Oct 14, 2021
JAMMU: NSS volunteers of Government College of Education, Jammu participated in the cleanliness drive organized by the institution in collaboration with Jammu Municipal Corporation under the program 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'.
Students cleaned the Heritage Park Jammu and raised the slogan 'One Step Towards Cleanliness'.
Mayor Chander Mohan Gupta said that students are the real ambassadors of cleanliness and motivate others to keep their homes, schools, colleges, and surroundings clean.
The NSS Volunteers participated in creating awareness among the public, informing them about the importance of cleanliness. The students took the initiative to clean the surroundings of the vicinity.
The principal of GCOE, Dr. Kulvinder Kour, told the students that cleanliness is most important for physical well-being and a healthy environment.
Divisional commissioner Dr. Raghav Langar and Commissioner JMC Avny Lavasa told the students not to litter on the roads and go for a clean and green environment to nurture it for future generations.
To commence this campaign officially, Chairman Health and Sanitation Narinder Singh Jamwal, Secretary JMC/ Nodal Officer SBM Atul Kumar Gupta, Health Officer Dr. Sanjogita Soodan, SO Hardeep Singh, ASO Arun Nayar, SI Sameer Bali, Zonal Area Manager IEC Sahil Saini, Sahil Kumar, Bobel Kumar, Rahul Kumar, GCOE volunteer, and Professor gave their worthy presence.
They urged the students to make their parents aware of cleanliness. They appreciated the efforts of the NSS Volunteers and said that a selfish spirit to serve the nation and society is the fundamental principle of an NSS service.
Elaborating upon the need for such environment-conscious steps, Deputy Mayor Adv. Purnima Sharma said that it is not the responsibility of only one person rather it is the duty of every countryman.
The Program was adroitly conducted by Dr. Shubhra Jamwal, NSS Nodal Officer along with NSS Volunteers.
Addressing the gathering and all dignitaries, Dr. Shubhra Jamwal said that it is essential for everyone to learn about cleanliness, hygiene, sanitation, and various diseases that are caused due to poor hygienic conditions.
Prof. Shapia Shameem Bhatti, Prof. Seema Kumari, and Prof. Sarita Dogra were also present at the event.
The staff and students thanked the Principal and promised to abide by the advice of the Principal and all other dignitaries.