“Swachhata Abhiyan” : In Civil Engineering Department

Swachh Bharat Abhiyanis a national level Abhiyan by the Government of India covering 4041statutory towns to clean the streets, roads and infrastructure of the Country; launched on 2 October 2014 at Rajghat, New Delhi, where Prime Minister NarendraModi himself wielded broom and cleaned a road. The Abhiyan is India’s biggest ever cleanliness drive and 3 million government employees and schools and colleges students of India participated in this event. The mission was started by NarendraModi, the Prime Minister of India, nominating nine famousPersonalities for this Abhiyan, and they take up the challenge and nominate nine more people and so on.

Objective of the Abhiyan

This Abhiyan aims to accomplish the vision of ‘Clean India’ by 2 October 2019, 150th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi and is expected to cost over 62000 crore (US$10 billion). The Abhiyan was described as “beyond politics” and “inspired by patriotism”.

In order to celebrate Gandhi Jayanti, Birth Anniversary of LalBahadurShastri and International Day of Non Violence, a colourfulprogramme was organised in our department also. Dr.D.V.Ghevade sir, Principal of the our institution threw light on the sacrifices made by  Mahatma Gandhi and LalBahadurShastri in getting India free.

 SwachhataAbhiyaninCivil Engineering department.

Padmbhooshanvasantraodadapatilinstitute of Technology feels a privilege of becoming a part of the Abhiyan to clean India by beginning it at home i.e. our college campus and individual department.

The major focus of the Abhiyan was and is to keep the surroundings clean and inculcate a habit in oneself and nearby to keep clean. The Abhiyan received a major participation of trustees, faulty members, staff and all students.

The inauguration day witnessed a campus cleaning session whereby trusteesHon.AmitPatil,Hon,AdinathB.Magdum, PrincipalDr.D.V.Ghewade sir,all HOD’s Staff members in joint hands with students cleaned the whole campus area including the all department , gardens, canteen, parking,hostels and the main college areas.

In civil Engineering department cleaning of outside area, gardens and corridors was carried out by faculty, staff and students. The cleaning of classrooms, laboratories and faculty cabins was carried out by NSS students, faculty and staff.


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