Port Blair, March 1: On 27th February 2021, Navodhaya Foundation in association with Directorate of RD, PRI and ULBs conducted a village cleanliness drive and yearlong village adoption of Chouldari Panchayat under Swachh Bharat Mission.

The programe started with distribution of flower pots to the dignitaries present, sponsors and participants of the event. It was followed by a brief introduction of the mission by Director RD, PRI and ULBs Shri Vinay Kumar Jindal. A Nukkad Natak was also presented by the foundation with the help of small kids.

A brief cultural event was organised which was followed by plantation drive and cleanliness drive in and around Veer Savarkar Park of Chouldari Gram Panchayat. A total of 50 gunny bags of waste was collected and handed over to the Panchayat Secretary to be sent to the clusters for disposal. The entire event saw a huge participation of local villagers and kids who were happy to learn that Navodhaya Foundation has adopted the village to keep it clean.