Addressing to the national call of Hon’ble Prime Minister to action for ‘Ek Tareekh Ek Ghanta Ek Saath’, Ministry of MSME organized ‘Shramdaan’, on the theme of “GARBAGE FREE INDIA” at Development Facilitation Office, Okhla, Phase-1, New Delhi, on Sunday, the 1st October 2023. It was a concerted effort to create a cleaner India. The Ministry of MSME along with its organization and field offices across the country participated to make this mega Swachhata drive, a success.
Banners/Posters to create awareness regarding on-going Swachhata Hi Seva(SHS) campaign, including this ‘Shramdaan’, were placed at various prominent and high footfall areas. Region-wise Nodal Officers were also assigned responsibility of coordinating with sanitation, horticulture and other civil departments, of the state government for carrying out sanitation drive at identified areas, sweeping of roads/colony parks/ public areas. Activities like plantation drives, cleanliness drives and sanitation drives were undertaken during this one hour ‘Shramdaan ’ by all MSME officers.
Secretary(MSME) led this ‘Shramdaan’ with more than 200 Officers/staff participating in Swachhata Drive. Citizens from local communities and office bearers of Flatted Factory Complex, Okhla, also participated in event and approximately 25 thousand sq.ft. area was freed from garbage by cleaning nearby i.e. metro station, vegetables market etc. Secretary(MSME) administered ‘Swachhata Pledge’ to all officers present and urged participants to ensure that all of their neighborhood should be free from garbage so that Swachhata becomes a reality.