Jammu: To Realize Mahatma Gandhi’s dream of “Swachh Bharat” (Clean India) by 2nd October 2019 on the call given by the Prime Minister of India Sh. Narendra Modi, University of Jammu today launched the “Swacch Jammu University Abhiyan”.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Mohan Paul Singh Ishar, Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu said that every individual dreams to have clean surroundings in order to make the stay comfortable and that it the need of the hour to maintain cleanliness on a sustained basis.
Prof. Ishar said that the mission of this campaign is to make collective and sustained effort to clean our homes, workplaces, streets, roads, mohallas, schools, colleges, Universities and all other public places within our purview and keep them clean for all times to come.
He called for generating awareness about developing clean habits and keeping our surroundings neat and clean. For this purpose he stressed upon making optimum use of the facilities created for ensuring clean surroundings.
He gave a clarion call against the use of polythene and hoped that campus will become a symbol of no-polythene zone. In this context, he also referred to the initiative of “Polythene-free Campus” being launched soon in the University.
Earlier Dr. Renu Nanda, Convener, Swacch Jammu University Abhiyan presented welcome address.
Later Prof. Pankaj K. Srivastava, Dean Students Welfare, presented formal vote of thanks.
Among others present on the occasion include Prof. Pankaj K. Srivastava, Dean Students Welfare, Prof. Desh Bandhu, Director, CDC, Prof. V. D. Singh, Director, DDE, Prof. D. S. Bhau, Director, Sports & Physical Education, Prof. Satnam Kour, Head, Deptt. Of English, Sh. Jai Kumar Sharma, Special Secretary to Vice Chancellor, Faculty members, Staff and Students.