Mangaluru: Ramakrishna Mission carries out 10th week of cleanliness drive in city
Bellevision Media Network
Mangaluru, 09 Jan 2017: Ramakrishna Mission, here carried out 10th week of 10 cleanliness drives of the 400 Abhiyans at different localities across the city on Sunday, January 8.
Akashabhavana – Team members of Swacch Kavoor took up the cleanliness work in Nadanapura area. Krishna J Palemar and sub-inspector Madan jointly flagged off the drive. Volunteers cleaned the main road of Nandanapura. Members of Hindu Yuva Sena renovated the dilapidated bus shelter in the area and painted the shelter. Artists painted the direction boards and drew paintings carrying the message of cleanliness. Koragappa Shetty, Sandesh and more than 100 volunteers joined in the drive. Sudhakar Kavoor and Sachin Kavoor co-ordinated the team.
Kottara Chowki – Members of Kiran Gym Friends inspired and supported by Ramakrishna Mission have taken up the massive task of spreading awareness in the Kottara Chowki area. The big pillars supporting the bypass in the Kottara Chowki area are being given a totally new look since 2 months. Previously the pillars were defaced and ruined by posters etc. The volunteers are cleaning each and every pillar by washing and then painting different art works depicting messages of Swacch Mangaluru attracting bystanders and onlookers under the guidance of Yashwant Acharya. Today 3 pillars have thus received facelift. Ritesh, Dhanveer, Manjunath and other 60 volunteers cleaned the surrounding area and created awareness among the street vendor who are prone to litter in the area. Sri Gopala Pujari sponsored the whole drive.
Ganapthi High School Road – Students of Saraswat Education Society® cleaned the Ganapathi High School campus and premises. They have been carrying out this for the last 10 weeks in and around their campus. This being their last drive all the participants were handed over certificates in a small function organized to conclude the Abhiyan. Swami Ekagamyananda issued the certificates. Srinivas Deshpande of Karnataka bank addressed the students and highlighted the importance of hygiene. Ramachandra Rao, CEO of the Institution welcomed the gathering. Mahesh Bondal delivered the key note address. All the faculty and staff participated in the programme.
St Aloysius College – Team Aloysius took up the cleanliness drive in court road. Chnadrashekar Shetty flagged off the drive. NSS co-ordinator Premalatha Shetty and Arjun guided the volunteers in cleaning the road leading from Court Road to Karangalpady. Lecturers, Nandini Shet, Prashobha and others including about 85 students took an active part in the drive.
Kuntikana Junction – Konchadry Friends circle took up the clenaliness drive in Kuntikana area. Rathnakar B and Durgalatha flagged off the drive. The posters stuck on the pillars of Kuntikana Bypass were removed and cleaned by the volunteers. Surrounding area was thoroughly cleaned the provision was made for parking vehicles by levelling the ground. Anand Konchady, Ashwath Kumar and several others joined the drive.
Hampankatta – The drivers of Krishna Bhavan Auto Rickshaw Association cleaned the Hampankatta main road and area surrounding Clock Tower. Harish Kutthar and Chandrayya Maroli flagged off the drive. The area in front of Tokyo Market Road leading from University College to Clock Tower and the premises of Taluka Panchayat were cleaned by the members.
Chilimbi – The students of Backward and Minority Girls Hostel cleaned the Chilimbi area. Subraya Nayak and Praveen Nayak flagged off the drive. The volunteers cleaned both sides of the Chilimbi main road and the road dividers. Vittaldas Prabhu and Mehboob co-ordinated the team.
Deralakatte – Students of Justice K S Hegde Medical Academy (KSHEMA) took up the cleanliness work in Deralakatte. Dr Satish Rao guided the volunteers who cleaned the Deralakatte main road and the surroundings of KSHEMA campus.
Shivabagh – The local residents Shivabagh - Kadri cleaned the area in Shivabagh Main Road. Sudha Rajendra and Jaya Prakash flagged off the drive. Sathyanarayana K V guided the volunteers. Shivabagh main road andthe drains adjoining the road were cleared. Chandrakala Deepak co-ordinated the team.
Padil – The local residents of Padil area cleaned the Padil underpass and surrounding area. Heaps of garbage and stones lying under the railway bridge were removed. The roads leading to station were also cleared.
MRPL and Nitte Education Trust are patronizing this 3rd phase of Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan.