POONCH 28 FEB: Barasingha Battalion under the agies of Krishna Ghati brigade in coordination with civil administration organised cleanliness drive in Mendhar under ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan’ on 28 Feb 2022. The main aim of the event was to generate awareness and bring about a behavioral change regarding hygine and sanitation practices, improve the management of solid and liquid waste and educate the local populace about benefits of cleaniness and hygine.
Schools were reopened almost after two years of pandemic and what else could have been a better start then school children taking a pledge on cleanliness and spreading awareness in the society. More than 300 students of Govt Degree College and Senior Secondary School Mendhar participated in the event. Seeing the young generation with such enthusiasm even locals joined in and undertook cleaning the surrounding areas. The event also included fumigation and spraying of antivirus medicine to sanitise the buildings.
Students also carried out March in Mendhar Town to spread awareness in the society. The civil administration under SDM Mendhar gave a whole hearted support in making this event a great success by providing administrative and staff support.
The efforts of Army in spreading healthy living practices were appreciated by the people of Mendhar. The Abhiyaan witnessed a large gathering of enthusiastic people who pledged for its success in times to come.