ECoR SWACHHTA PAKHWADA 2021
Swachhta Pakh cwada -2021 was observed all over the East Coast Railway from 16th Sep. to 30th sep'2021 with great enthusiasm and spontaneous participation by all Railwaymen.
Railway employees at all levels and departments participated and contributed towards the Swachhta Drives organized at Railway Stations, Trains, Coach Maintenance Depots, various Offices, Workplaces and Railway Colonies. Railwaymen in remote stations also took part very actively. Activities like Swachh Sambad, Swachh Station, Swachh Parisar, Swachh Aahar, Swachh Neer, Swachh Prasadhan, Swachh Railgadi etc. were taken up during this fortnight long cleanliness drive.
Shri Sudhir Kumar, Additional General Manager, East Coast Railway monitored the successful execution of this drive and he himself led from the front during various activities. Senior Officers from Zonal HQ & Divisions physically attended various activities to set example.
Due to pandemic COVID-19 this year, Swachhta Pledge was taken online. Webinars, Quiz Competition were also conducted online. Digital and Audio systems were used for raising awareness on Swachhta among various Stake holders.
Emphasis was given to improve toilet cleanliness including Divyang toilets at stations & coaches for ensuring hygienic environment at Railway Stations & Trains. Special attention was paid to discourage people from using single-use plastic and educate them about the disastrous effects of plastic pollution.
East Coast Railway is hopeful that efforts given by the railway will definitely be helpful in generating awareness among the public on Swachhta and educate them about the catastrophic effects of environment pollution and encourage everyone towards establishing a sustainable ecosystem.