A mega Swachhata Rally called Swachhata Shankhnad Rally was today held at Khaitan Public School by Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation (GMC) in presence of UP Cabinet Minister, Suresh Kumar Khanna, Secretary, SBM, GOI, VK Jindal, Minister Atul Garg, all Ghaziabad MLAs, Mayor Asha Sharma and Municipal Commissioner, Dinesh Chandra Singh. Officials of GMC and employees were also part of the event.
A large gathering of 24,000 school children from as many as 150 schools were part of this massive exercise. Several colourful programmes on Swachhata such as nukkad nataks, exhibitions, rangolis, slogans, posters etc were showcased and presented by children. This exercise was a competitive one in which students demonstrated their best of skills to keep ahead of each other.
The GMC has made proper arrangements for children so that they do not face any inconvenience. Proper food & water, mobile & public toilets were provided for smooth functioning.
Minister Suresh Kumar Khanna exhorted all persons including GMC officials, public and others to extend cooperation in making Ghaziabad attain top ranking in Swachhata Surveskshan 2020. He was appreciative about the GMC’s efforts in Swachhata drive.
An oath to keep the city clean was also administered to all participants by the Minister.