General Administration Department
In order to continue with the cleanliness drive (Swatch Bharat Abhiyan) the Finance department has taken up the cleanliness drive on 17/01/2015, and area taken up for cleaning was the “Road behind the Guest House up to the NAVAL Coast Battery ( Sea view road to Coast Guard Battery Office)
Mechanical Engineering Department
As a part of Swachh Bharat campaign schedule, Group D comprising of 15 employees willingly participated in the cleanliness drive and to create awareness for importance of cleanliness among the residents of the MPT colony, A-Type quarters as per the circular ref. No. CME/EO-1(9)/2015/4375, on 21.02.2015 from 10.00 a.m. onwards.
During the campaign, Shri Shekhar Khadapkar the Councillor of Ward no.1 was also present at the site along with the press reporter. It was noticed that the resident of ‘A’ type quarters who were addressed during the earlier campaign drive on 31.01.2015, have kept their surroundings comparatively neat and clean. It is therefore, felt that the mindset of the residents towards cleanliness is slowly getting changed/positive. Some of the surroundings of other ‘A’ type quarters which were found to be shabby due to debris of plastic/garbage etc. were taken up under the cleanliness drive. Some of the residents of the quarters also participated with us in the drive. Pamphlets regarding the awareness drive were pasted i the premises as also distributed among the residents. The ladies and other residents were advised during the door to door campaign, not to throw garbage behind the buildings, by carrying placards on cleaning awareness. There was a good response from the residents who willingly participated in the drive. Shri Shekar Khadapkar, the Councillor, accompanied by a media reporter, also participated in the drive.
Shri Shekhar Khadapkar confirmed that as promised earlier, he has made the arrangement with the municipality for collecting garbage door to door and the open cement bins creating a nuisance dust-spreading of garbage by dogs, cattle and crows menance was replaced by covered trolley type plastic bins. The undersigned when contacted the Civil Dept., was informed that they had already planned to remove all open concrete bins in the MPT residential areas within 2 months.
Deepvihar High School
AREA : DEEPVIHAR HIGH SCHOOL, Sada DATE: 29.08.2015
As a part of the Swach Bharat Abhiyaan of Mormugao Port Trust, this department visited the Deepvihar Seconday School to promote cleanliness values among school students and gave a power point presentation to students of Class V and VI on 29.08.2015.
The Group leaders Shri B G Desai, Shri M B Hungund and Shri Sandeep Bhamburkar gave the presentation separately to Class V and Class VI and a total of 80 students attended the presentation.
The students were informed about the success of Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan of Mormugao Port Trust and requested their support to take this success to a new height. The students were further informed that if they learn about the need to maintain basic sanitation and cleanliness in all aspects it will make easier for the society to spread the message of a clean and beautiful city. Also they were informed that if the cleanliness habits are imbibed in students/children they can become ambassadors of cleanliness and motivate others to keep their homes, schools, and surroundings clean. The queries/question of few students were answered by the group leaders.
Overall the presentation was a very successful one as the students of Class V and VI understood the value of cleanliness and pledged their support for promoting the swach bharat abhiyaan at their school, home and society.