JAMMU, Jan 16: An outreach programme was organised by Regional Outreach Bureau (ROB) of Bureau of Outreach & Communication, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India on ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ at Government Girls Polytechnic College Auditorium, Jammu.
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, Shamsher Singh Manhas accompanied by Deputy Director, ROB, Ministry of Information And Broadcasting, Neha Jalali, Principal Polytechnic, Arun Balgotra, Scientist Pollution Control Board, Anuradha ,CEO Municipality, KK Chalotra, social reformer, Corporator Ward No 53, Jyoti Devi and Dr. Shreyansh Kumar Jain Yoga Instructor were present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion MP Manhas said Swach Bharat Mission is one of the most remarkable achievements of the present Government wherein it is all set to achieve the goal of rural as well as urban sanitation by constructing toilet complexes throughout the country and spreading awareness. He added that as of now most of States have been declared open defecation-free which is the result of the successful operationalisation of the programme. He commended civil society and nodal departments for playing an important role for the success of Swach Bharat Abhiaan.
Emphasising the need to integrate the idea of sustainable development in all social and developmental activities of the society and government Manhas urged the youth to make it a habit to not to pollute the environment.
Deputy Director, ROB, Neha Jalali in her address emphasised the need for civic action to make Swach Bharat Abhiyaaa a success. She presented a detail of the ongoing activities of ROB for Swachta and urged the audience to volunteer for various Shramdaan activities planned in the near future.