Swachhta drive by YCCI, IWC at Chidiyatapu

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL
Port Blair
5 Nov 2017

Youth Chamber of Commerce and Industry (YCCI) in association with Inner Wheel Club (IWC) organised a cleanliness drive under Swachh Bharat Mission at Chidiyatapu on Saturday. The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray was the chief guest on the occasion, while Smt Roopal Patel (Kokila Modi) of the famous TV soap Saath Nibhaana Saathiya fame and her husband, Mr Radha Krishna Dutt, noted Actor, also participated in the drive. Patron of YCCI, Mr Naresh Chander Lall, Ambassador of Swachh Bharat Mission, A & N Islands, Gram Panchayat Pradhan of the area and PRI members were present on the occasion.
Highlighting the importance of Swachh Bharat Mission, Smt Roopal Patel urged the gathering to maintain cleanliness in their surrounding as they do in their homes. “The objective of Swachh Bharat Mission cannot be achieved without collective efforts and it is the responsibility of every citizen of the country to contribute in the movement of cleanliness,” she said. During the drive, YCCI, IWC members and other disposed of garbage mainly plastic items found littered on the beach.