Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal administered the ‘Swachhata Pledge’ to the officers and staff of the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs today, in connection with Swachhata Pakhwada being observed by the Ministry from 16th to 30th April 2018.
At the outset, Shri S.N. Tripathy, Secretary, Parliamentary Affairs read out the messages of the Hon’ble Speaker, Lok Sabha and Hon’ble Chairman, Rajya Sabha on Swachhata Pakhwada in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs. Dr. Satyaprakash Khatana, Joint Secretary, Parliamentary Affairs informed about activities planned to be undertaken during the Swachhata Pakhwada.
An interactive session was also held in which Shri Meghwal and the officers and staff of the Ministry shared their experiences and views about the importance of cleanliness for healthy and prosperous life.
As a part of the Swachhata Pakhwada, a special cleanliness drive has been launched in the Ministry yesterday. Shri Tripathy visited every section and office of the Ministry to assess the state of cleanliness and instructed officers and officials to observe cleanliness and hygiene at work place and surrounding areas.