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Swachh Bharat Pakhwada at Balmer Lawrie 18 July 2017
To spread awareness on cleanliness as part of ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, Balmer Lawrie is celebrating the Swachh Bharat Pakhwada across all its units and offices from 16th - 31st July, 2017 and will conduct various activities during the fortnight.
The Pakhwada kicked off with employees taking the Swachhta Pledge. Cleanliness activities at the work place as well as in and around factories will be carried out during the fortnight along with tree plantation drives. A “Swachh Karyasthal” contest has been organized for all the employees. For community engagement and participation during the Pakhwada, workshop on health and sanitation is being organized for principals and teachers in Joynagar, West Bengal. Also, as a part of the campaign, schools in West Bengal, Haryana and Andhra Pradesh will be visited to assess the cleanliness of the toilets constructed by Balmer Lawrie under ‘Swachh Vidyalaya’. Balmer Lawrie was the first company under MoPNG to complete the construction of all the assigned 306 toilets.
The Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan was launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on 2nd October, 2014 to urge people to fulfill Mahatma Gandhi’s vision of a clean India, by his 150th birth anniversary in 2019.
Administration of the Swachhta Pledge at Balmer Lawrie’s Industrial Packaging Plant in Kolkata