Under the series of initiatives launched to mark ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav' Deputy Commissioner, Reasi Babila Rakwal today started a cleanliness/ plogging drive.
Cleanliness drive started simultaneously at different location of district Reasi from Rishi Kumar Koshal /IRP Chowk Reasi to Moori Chowk covering Sula Park, Kala Morh Pulli, Simbal Choa, Bhaga Market, Karua, GREF Camp, Pai Pulli, Nav Devian, Aghar Jitto Temple, Railway Crossing, Asia Chowk, Nomain Police Check Post, Meyari Bridge, Moori Check Post covering approximately 40 KM of NH Road length.
The DDC highlighted the importance of cleanliness for staying healthy in today's busy lifestyle. She called upon the officers and employees to maintain cleanliness around their house, office and localities and schedule it on a regular interval to stay in clean and neat surroundings.
The Deputy Commissioner said that although people maintain cleanliness and hygiene at individual levels, the need of the hour is to join together to make the entire district clean.She appreciated the officers/ officials for their active cooperation in making Reasi a clean district.
She appealed to the people to cooperate with the Municipal committee, specifically MC Katra & PRI members, to maintain high cleanliness Enroute Domail to the holy town of Katra and use identified places for disposal of garbage. She also stressed to avoid the use of polythene bags & other plastic materials.
The DDC further stated that directions have been given to the sanitation staff for putting every possible effort to ensure higher cleanliness in the District.More than 170 bags were collected in which polythene bags, plastic bottles were the main waste along with other garbage material during the drive.
SDM Katra Angrez Singh, ACD Anirudh Rai, CHO, CMO, CEO, CAO, DSWO, DSHO, AD Fisheries, HOIs of Govt institutes besides other district officers along with their officials in took part in Cleanliness drive.