Kolkata, Oct 25: South Eastern Railway observed Swachhata Pakhwara as part of Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat Mission from September 16 to October 2, 2022.
Intensive Cleanliness Drives have been undertaken at headquarters and four divisions of South Eastern Railway viz. Kharagpur, Adra, Chakradharpur and Ranchi.
Drawing Competition involving railway employees and their wards was organised on the theme of water conservation. Online essay competition was also conducted on the themes water pollution- Problem & Solution and Renewable energy and its uses.
Archana Joshi, General Manager, South Eastern Railway gave away the prizes to winners of drawing and essay competitions in a function held at SER Headquarters, Garden Reach on Tuesday.
Ayushi Naskar (9 years) secured the 1st position in the crawing Competition. In the Essay competition Niranjan Kumar, Jr. Clerk cum Typist of Mechanical Department was declared the winner.
In accordance with the Swachh Bharat vision of Prime Minister, Special Cleanliness Campaign 2.0 is being organized from 2nd to 31st October, 2022. Ministry of Railways has taken up its all stations for Cleanliness Campaign. As per Railway Board’s directives, South Eastern Railway is also organising special cleanliness drives for better and cleaner environment. A special emphasis has been laid on mechanized cleaning of stations. Special focus has been given on cleanliness of trains and stations and collection and safe disposal of plastic and other waste.