08December2019

Andaman Chronicle

The Daily Diary of the Islands

Forest Training Institute observes Swachhta Pakhwada

Port Blair, July 15: As part of the ongoing programmes in connection with the Swachhta Pakhwada, an awareness rally was organised at Wimberlygunj by Forest Training Institute (FTI), Wimberlygunj with the active support of GSSS Mannarghat and Wimberlygunj recently. The awareness rally, with the message of 'Clean the Earth & Green the Earth’ and highlighting the programmes like Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Jal Shakti Abhiyan and Van Mahotsav, passed through vantage points of Wimberlygunj bazaar and nearby areas. The programme was followed by a cleanliness drive along the road sides near GSSS Wimberlygunj.

About 60 people including students and staff of Forest Training Institute enthusiastically participated in the awareness rally and cleanliness drive. 

Earlier, Director, FTI, Shri Joju P. Alappatt highlighted the importance of increasing the green cover of the country and appealed the students to come forward with government's efforts for water conservation and cleaning the country.