Doda, May 16
As a part of awareness campaign under Swacch Bharat Abhyan, Swacch Bharat week was being celebrated at block Ghat here today. On this occasion, a debate and painting competition was organized by Block Development Officer (BDO) Ghat HSS under the chairmanship of ACD Doda Akther Hussain Qazi and District Panchayat Officer Kewal Krishan. Topic for debate competition was “Clean & Green India” (Polythene Free Rural Areas) and Topic for painting competition was “Save Earth”
Students from various institutions participated in the said programme with zeal and zest. Students expressed their views and educated the fellow students about the ill effects of pollution in general and of plastic pollution in particular.
BDO Ghat Dr Najeeb Latief speaking on this occasion said that on ill effects of using Non-Biodegradable waste including E-waste and discussed ways & means to control the same & stressed upon the use of alternate eco-friendly substitutes to plastic. BDO Ghat had also interaction session with the students.
While speaking ACD Doda gave a detailed account of mission & told the students about their importance as an agent of change/message disseminators. He threw light on importance of cleanliness and adaptation of hygienic principals in religious context. Further ACD had an elaborate discussion Principal GHSS Ghat Shahida Parveen Khan also spoke and presented a vote of thanks to the chairman and RDD Ghat for organizing such event of utmost importance.
At the end prize was distributed among their schools students along with certificate of participation.