Shillong,May 24: To mobilize people for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, which is the dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of Clean India by October 2, 2019 and as part of the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ a mass awareness rally was taken out by Food Corporation of India (FCI), Shillong on Wednesday in the city to create awareness on cleanliness.
General Manager Food Corporation of India (FCI), Shillong said the fifteen days awareness rally on cleanliness is to ensure hygiene in the city and to spread the message of a clean and green environment. This awareness will not end here but will continue in our day-to-day life,he said.
He further stated that the awareness week is aimed to highlight hygienic practices of water and sanitation necessary to maintain sanitation, safe toilets, and proper waste management in the city and country as a whole.
Food Corporation of India (FCI) had its Swachhta Pakhwada week from May 16 – May 31.
A large number of employees participated in the rally.The participants carried banners, and placards, in order to create awareness among the people about the importance and benefits of living in hygienic surroundings and how to keep the surroundings neat and clean.