‘Swachh Bharath Abhiyan’ can be successful by Qualitative participation of youth – Dr. C. G. Betsurmath
Mysuru, September 1, 2017: “Significant achievement will be possible only when there is a qualitative participation of youth. Role of youth in keeping the environment clean is also more. Hence, students should contribute more to the success of ‘Swachh Bharath Abhiyan’, opined Dr C. G. Betsurmath, Executive Secretary, JSS MVP.
He addressed the students after inaugurating the ‘Swachhata Pakhwada’ programme, held at the JSS College of Arts, Science and Commerce on Ooty Road, in Mysuru. “The college has initiated a cleanliness campaign in all the institutions run by JSS MVP, under the slogan ‘Clean Premises, Green Premises’. The objectives of any government schemes or programmes can be successful only by creating more and more awareness among the people. Students should also contribute towards this,” he said.
College Complex CEO Prof. B. V. Sambashivaiah said, “as directed by the Ministry of Human Resources, Govt. of India, the College has initiated several programmes under the ‘Swachhata Pakhwada’ programme. A series of programmes will be held from September 1 to 15, 2017. All the students should participate.” He gave the details of the various programmes.
Mysore University Syndicate member Sri M. S. S. Kumar spoke about river protection and Dr P. Venkataramaiah, Former Vice-Chancellor of Kuvempu University administered the ‘Swachhata Abhiyana oath’ to the students.
Kum. Teju gave an invocation. Principal Prof. M. Mahadevappa welcomed. Prof. S. D. Sadashivamurthy compered, and Prof. M. P. Somashekar gave a vote of thanks. JSS MVP Collegiate Education Assistant Director Sri B. Niranjanmurthy, Mysore Division Collegiate Education Department Deputy Director Sri M. K. Umanath were present.
Before the commencement of the stage programmes, the NSS cadets of the College took out a ‘Save Rivers’ rally from 9.30 to 11.00 am. They sought the support of the people for the ‘Save Rivers’ campaign of Isha Foundation. Around 600 people voted for the campaign by participating in the ‘Save Rivers Missed Call’ campaign.