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Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan: Army, central govt employees take oath

Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan: Army, central govt employees take oath

India Blooms News Service | 02 Oct 2014, 08:18 pm
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IBNS): In keeping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for a Swachch Bharat Karyakram (Clean India Programme), a cleanliness drive was conducted at all Army establishments and formations from Sept 25 to Oct 2.
On the occasion of 145th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, all officers, JCOs, other ranks of the integrated headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army), gathered at the lawns of the Sena Bhawan for an oath taking ceremony.
 
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief of Army Staff expressed complete confidence that all personnel of the Army and civilians working with the Army would work earnestly towards achieving the Mahatma’s dream of building a clean India. 
 
He urged all present to be ambassadors in the cleanliness drive. He expressed that all the personnel of Army including civilians would ensure their houses, offices and neighboring areas would be kept clean and hygienic. 
 
He said that only a healthy and clean citizen can make a clean environment. 
 
He expressed confidence that the cleanliness drive would ensure a healthy and clean India by October 2019, fulfilling the dream of Mahatma Gandhi.
 
The COAS, along with all present, thereafter took a solemn pledge to pursue the dream of Mahatma Gandhi in creating a clean India.
 
Lakhs of other central government employees on Thursday took a pledge to ensure cleanliness in their offices and residential areas by working at least two hours per week as part of the mission.
 

Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan: Army, central govt employees take oath

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