Chandigarh, November 28
On the occasion of weeklong celebrations of Audit Diwas, a Swachhata Abhiyan is being held today in the Audit Pool Colony, Sector 41 & 42 and Defence Colony, Sector 32 under the tutelage of various field offices of Comptroller and Auditor General of India situated in Chandigarh.
Jagbans Singh, Chairman of the Punjab Public Service Commission inaugurated the one-day drive of cleanliness and urged the employees of the department to take care of its surroundings and environment.
He stressed that India is in dire need of a cleanliness drive like Swachhata Abhiyan to eradicate dirtiness as its very important for the overall development of citizens in terms of health and well-being. Nazli J. Shayin, Accountant General (Audit) Punjab, reiterated that the aim of this swachhata abhiyan is to generate awareness among the citizens about sanitation and its association with health.
She stressed that when we will dispose of waste properly and recycled the waste, it will develop the country as a whole.
During the drive, Jagbans Singh, Chariman, Punjab Public Service Commission, Nazli J. Shayin, Accountant General (Audit) Punjab, Sh. Shailendra Vikram Singh, Principal Accountant General (A&E), Haryana and Venkatnathan Pr Director Defence Services also planted a tree sapling to make the environment cleaner.
Former Deputy Mayor Hardeep Singh, area councilor of sector 41 and Jasbir Singh Bunty, area councilor of sector 42 were also present in their respective wards during the swachhata abhiyan and apprised the stakeholders of necessity to protect our environment for ourselves and future generation.
Employees of the colony and residents of sectors actively participated in this drive with much enthusiasm and cleaned the environment in and around the societies. Twenty bins of garbage for dry and wet waste were also put up in various places in the colony, so that the people don’t litter the waste in open.