Role of students critical in making ‘Swachh Bharath Abhiyan’ successful

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Mysuru, September 1, 2017: “There is a need to educate every citizen of the country about the need and importance of cleanliness,” opined Dr. C. J. Betsurmath, Executive Secretary, JSS MVP.

He was addressing the students at a cleanliness awareness programme held at the JSS PU College, Ooty Road, Mysuru, on September 1, 2017, as part of the ‘Swachh Bharath Abhiyan’. “The role of students is very important to make the Government of India’s cleanliness campaign successful. Students should try to keep their house, surroundings and the college premises clean and be concerned towards environment,” he said and called upon to adopt ‘Clean Campus’, ‘Green Campus’, ‘Smart Campus’ as their slogan to keep the college premises clean and healthy and follow the same.

He opined all the institutions of JSS MVP should give preference for conservation of environment, maintain cleanliness, pure drinking water, save energy and food and become plastic free. He called upon everyone to follow it strictly.

He also made a powerpoint presentation on cleanliness to the students and administered an oath. About 900 students and staff took the oath.

The programme commenced with an invocation by Kannada lecturer Sri T. Gurupadaswamy. JSS College Complex CEO Prof. B.V. Sambashivaiah was present. PU College Principal Sri S. Somashekar Welcomed. Geography lecturer Sri M. Shivakumar compered and Sri P. S. Manjunath made a vote of thanks.