KVK Cuttack organized a Swachhata Hi Sewa Programme
KVK Cuttack organized a Swachhata Hi Sewa Programme (Awareness Programmes on the eve of Celebration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi) during 11 September to October 2 2019. KVK Cuttack organized Swachhata-cum-Science Awareness Quizzes, Debate on ‘Relevance of Gandhian Philosophy of Truth and non-violence on present context’, Essay on ‘Importance of Swachhata in everyday life’, drawing competition on ‘Swachh Village’ among children of schools of nearby villages namely Kadei Project UP School, Mania Nodal UP School, Kshetrapal Nodal UP School, Ucchapada UP School and Mahanta Nodal Bidyapitha. The events covered more than 600 students from five different schools.
About 150 no. of school children, teachers, farmers/ farmwomen/rural youth and delegates attended the final programme on 2nd October 2019. The meeting started with Swachhata Oath and a brief dance-cum-awareness event on Swachhata by local students. Dr Dillip Ranjan Sarangi, the Chief Guest briefed the students about Gandhian Philosophy and distributed certificates among the participants along with other guests. Sri Dillip Barik, Head Master, Mania Nodal UP School urged the students to be positive and brave like Gandhiji for facing day-to-day problems in real life. Dr Ranjan Kumar Mohanta, I/c, Swachh Bharat Mission urged the august gathering to understand the importance of Swachhata on daily life. Sri D Jena showed the ways to conserve water and briefed about Jal Shakti Abhiyan. KVK expert, Dr TR Sahoo, and staff of KVK Cuttack helped in successful organization of the activities.