Swachhta drive by NSS volunteers of Model School

Port Blair
22 Mar 2017

The NSS unit of Govt. Model Senior Secondary School Aberdeen Bazar here conducted a massive cleanliness drive at Goal Ghar area and fish landing centre near off-shore road of Round Basti recently. At the off-shore area of Round Basti, the volunteers of the unit under the leadership of Programme Officer Mr R. K. Singh along with the social workers of the concerned areas, Mr Ravi Kanda Swamy and Smti Gita, a member of the social welfare board, called upon the persons who were selling fishes near the coast, to keep the road and surrounding clean. The boys of the unit went inside the drains and cleaned it removing the plastic bottles and other garbage. The Principal of the School, Mr Sarat Chandran interacted with the people and urged them to use dustbin to throw the waste and keep their area clean.
On the next day, the NSS Unit conducted Swachchta  Abhiyan at Boys School. Bags full of garbage and plastic bottles were collected. The local people too extended their cooperation in the work. Around 12 bags of bottles were collected for disposal. The staff of ‘Sagar’ the evening Hindi daily also joined the drive and cleaned the roads and surroundings. The volunteers also went to the Carbyn’s Cove beach and cleaned the area. The foreign tourists also co-operated the team and appreciated the efforts of the NSS wing.