SUBJECT :Environmental Days 


As the Hon’ble Prime Minister has called upon the nation to begin a campaign, “SWACHH aur SWASTHA Bharat Mission”; thus the ENVIS, Department of Environment & Forests, Chandigarh Administration in collaboration with Northern Regional Office of MoEF&CC has launched The “Swachhta Drive” in the “Nagar Van” Forest Area behind Sukna Lake on 11th Jan, 2018.

The Swachata Drive was participated with more than 50 school students of NGC ECO Clubs from Government  Senior Secondary School, Kaimwala, Chandigarh. The Event was flagged off by the chief Guest Sh. Brijesh Sikka, Adviser, MoEF&CC, G.O.I.

The Chief Guest Sh. Brijesh Sikka, Adviser, MoEF&CC, G.O.I along Dr. Ajay Mehrotra, Advisor, Northern Regional Officer of MoEF&CC, Chandigarh and Dr. Vimal Kumar Hatwal, Joint Director Northern Regional Office of MoEF&CC, Chandigarh was welcomed by Sh. Santosh Kumar, IFS, Chief Conservator of Forests cum Director Environment, Chandigarh Administration and Sh. T. C. Nautiyal , IFS, Conservator of Forests, Chandigarh Administration  .


The Chief Guest, Officers, Teachers the Students took oath called “Harit Partigya”, related to the conservation of environment, reduction in waste generation, reuse of materials, saving of electricity and water and plantation of more and more trees.  

The event was followed by cleanliness and sanitation drive in the area with participation of all. The glimpses of the drive are as follows:

At the end the occasion, students were asked to  spread the message of source segregation of waste and creating “Swacchh Neighbourhoods” .After that the  Tree plantation was performed by the students and officers, spreading the message of environmental conservation.