Gyalshing, 12th August, 2020 (IPR): The ‘Gandagi Mukt Bharat Abhiyan’ a week long Behavior Change campaign which is a nationwide program was carried out by the Rural Development Department, Gyalshing West Sikkim since 8th August, 2020 headed by Shri. Surat Gurung, ADC (Dev.) Gyalshing. On the 4th day of the campaign the RDD Department in collaboration with Block Development Office Gyalshing and Forest Department carried out the cleanliness drive at Datum Lake, Pelling and the Rabdentse lake, Rabdentse, West Sikkim. The program was carried out in the presence of Shri. Karma R. Bonpo, DC West; Shri. Surat Gurung, ADC (Dev., Gyalshing); Shri. T. T. Bhutia, SDM Gyalshing along with Officials and dignitaries.
ADC (Dev.) highlighted the importance of the program which is being conducted in all parts of India under the ‘Gandagi Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan’, initiated by the Center. He also spoke about the importance of such a massive exercise towards cleanliness which is required during this pandemic. He also mentioned on the new ‘ODF (open defecation free) plus Guidelines’ along with other activities.
Shri. Karma R. Bonpo, DC West carried out the plantation drive along with the other officials present for the cleanliness drive.
The Blue Ring Society Pelling, an NGOs also volunteered to help with the Cleanliness drive.