To commemorate the ‘Swachhata Pakhwada’ campaign, Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited (MECL) and Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM) organized a joint “Swachhata rally” at Nagpur on 23rd June, 2016. The aim was to spread the message of cleanliness among all and creating awareness about Swachh Bharat Mission of Government of India.
MECL employees, along with the top management, assembled at the Corporate Office at 9 am. The rally was inaugurated by CMD, MECL, Dr. Gopal Dhawan. The assembly marched enthusiastically from MECL Corporate Office, Nagpur to the office of Indian Bureau of Mines, Nagpur. Dr. Gopal Dhawan was received by the Controller General, IBM, Shri R.K. Sinha at the IBM office. Then, the march further proceeded to Hanuman Temple and finally concluded at IBM Office
.As Clean India goes hand in hand with Green India, a tree plantation drive was conducted at IBM. Trees were planted by Shri R.K. Sinha, Controller General, IBM and Shri Dr. Gopal Dhawan, CMD, MECL at IBM to mark the end of the rally. At the end, CG (IBM) and CMD (MECL) addressed IBM and MECL employees on the rising need for ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ and what steps every individual should take to make this campaign successful.
This small initiative generated huge enthusiasm among the employees of MECL, IBM and all onlookers as well. The goal of creating awareness among people for the need of cleanliness in our surroundings was thus achieved.