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Swachhata Hi Sewa Campaign in Delhi Cantonment

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Swachhata Hi Sewa Campaign in Cantonment

As part of the ongoing Swachhata Hi Sewa campaign from 15 Sep to 02 Oct 2017, a function was organized by Cantonment Board on 17 Sep in which Honble Defence Minister, Smt Nirmala Sitharaman was the Chief Guest. The function began with an Oath taking ceremony administered to all the attendees including senior Officials from the Army and Smartly turned out soldiers who are residents of the Cantonment were also present for the event in large numbers. The Defence Minister flagged off the new garbage collection vehicles provided to the Cantonment Board under the Swachh Bharat Mission. She also participated in the cleanliness drive organized in Gopinath Bazaar of the Cantonment area. The event then shifted to Srinagesh Garden where a painting and fancy dress competition in which children of the various Army and Cantonment Board schools displayed their creative best with respect to ensuring clean surroundings, hygiene and sanitation.

The two hour programme amply highlighted the innovative measures being practiced in the Cantonment area by the Army and the Cantonment Board and the sincerity which is accorded to make this campaign a grand success,

Manoj Tuli

APRO (Army)

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First Published: Sun, September 17 2017. 00:20 IST