Delhi Civic Schools To Observe Cleanliness Fortnight To Mark Gandhi Jayanti
A cleanliness fortnight will be observed by over 1,600 municipal corporation schools in Delhi, marking the Gandhi Jayanti, the vice-chairman of Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti.
A cleanliness fortnight will be observed by over 1,600 municipal corporation schools in Delhi, marking the Gandhi Jayanti, the vice-chairman of Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti, Vijay Goel, said on Tuesday. Online competitions including fancy dress and jingle writing will also be organized for children on the occasion, Goel said in a joint press conference with mayors of the three municipal corporations in Delhi.
The sanitation drive will be organised in 700 schools of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation, 582 schools of the South Delhi Municipal Corporation and 350 schools of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation, on Mahatma Gandhi's 152nd birth anniversary, he said.
"Volunteers will coordinate with the principals of schools for cleanliness in the school buildings and removing junk items. Wherever required, wall paintings, furniture, swings will be provided if needed," Goel said.
The "cleanest" schools will be given reward by the Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti, he said. The fancy dress competition will be organized for children in the age group of 2-10 years, in which they will appear in Mahatma Gandhi's various images. The photos of children can be uploaded on the MyGov portal, the link of which will be released on October 1, he said.
A jingle competition will also be organised. Winners of fancy dress and jingle writing competition will be rewarded, he said. Mayors of North Delhi, Raja Iqbal Singh, South Delhi Mukesh Suryan and East Delhi Shyam Sundar Agrawal also addressed the press conference.
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