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Punjab State Social Welfare Board organised Cleanliness drive on Women's Day

March 08, 2019 07:26 PM

CHANDIGARH: On the eve of International Women’s Day today, the Punjab State Social Welfare Board organized Swachh Bharat Abhiyan with active participation of the staff in the office led by the Chairperson Gursharan Kaur Randhawa.

The celebration started with a motivational speech by Randhawa. After that, all staff members took pledge on Cleanliness and a drive was also launched aimed at cleaning the premises of the office. The Chairperson appreciated the cleanliness work done by the staff members and emphasized on their cooperation in keeping the office premises spotlessly tidy.

Randhawa also planted trees near the office premises.  She elaborated that today, the world is facing environmental problems & Global warming, ozone depletion and pollution are burning issues and the lies in planting more trees. She also apprised that trees and plants are the prime source of environmental purification and beautification as trees inhale carbon dioxide and exhale oxygen, reduce temperature and create a healthy effect, both physically and psychologically, on human beings.

The Chairperson appealed to everyone to become a part of this campaign and contribute their efforts to make the drive a big success.  On the occasion, the Chairperson honored Mrs.Savita, Sweeper for her appreciable cleanliness work by presenting her with a  momento.

Among others present on the occasion included Secretary  Abhishek , Narinder Singh, Satpal along with other staff members.

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