Namchi, 17 Sept (IPR): In compliance to the State government directives on State-wide Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the South District Administration also observed the same in all the blocks today.
On the occasion, cleanliness drives were conducted in various government departments, Sub Divisional Offices, Block Administrative Centres located in the district wherein heads of departments, officers and staff actively participated in these drives.
Similarly, District Hospital Namchi also organised a blood donation programme at the Hospital premises.
District Collector (South), Shri Ragul K., along with other officers and staff donated blood during the programme.
Present amongst others were CMO South, Smt Sharda Rai, DMS South, Shri S.N. Adhikari, doctors, officers and staff of the hospital along with representatives from Block Administrative Centre Namchi.
Likewise, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan programmes were organized at all the GPUs under Poklok Nandugoan BAC. The Panchayats, BAC and GPU staff participated in a day long cleanliness drive.
Voice, a team of local youths of Namchi, showcased PowerPoint presentation on zero plastic use at Salghari School.
Block Development Officer, Shri Tenzing Bhutia, officials, school staff and students participated in the awareness programme.
The team, Voice, briefed on the importance of saving planet by adopting a manner of self consciousness and dumping trash in correct ways. They also encouraged school kids to minimize the use of plastic and make Salghari litter free.
Block Development Officer (Namchi), Ms. Babita Rai, along with the BAC staff organized an awareness drive on Jal Shakti Abhiyan and ban on single use plastic at Government Senior Secondary School, Kitam.
The aim of this drive was to encourage and inform the students to put an end to single-use plastic and to coach them how to create an sustainable eco-friendly environment.