Koraput, 17/9/2016 ( Odisha Samachar )- As part of the Swahha Bharat Abhiyan, the boarders of the Boys’ Hostel, Central University of Orissa has organized a Swachhata Abhiyan on Cleanliness and Sanitation, an initiative towards Swachhata here on today. Prof. Sachidananda Mohanty, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, Central University of Orissa inaugurated the programme and in inspired all the boarders as well as the staff of the hostel on the significance of cleanliness and sanitation in daily life.
In his address, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor highlighted the importance of the programme and emphasized that the Swachhata Abhiyan will continue throughout the year. He took an active role to clean the premises of the hostel.
In this occasion, Madam Smita Pattanaik, spouse of Prof. Mohanty also conveyed an inspiring message to all the boarders and the officials on the significance of clean mind, which will lead to clean environment.
In order to sustain the Abhiyan to maintain a positive ambiance especially keeping a clean environment in all the area of the hostel were cleaned. Open spaces in and around the Hostels and Grounds were removed of grass, cutting wild bushes and removal polythene bags was taken care off. It was organized with a mission to make the University campus clean, green and plastic free. Almost 200 boarders participated in this Abhiyan.
The programme was attended by several officials of the University as well as the hostel: Dr. Kapila Khemundu, Chief Warden; Mr. Amresh Achary, Assistanr Warden; Dr. Phagunath Bhoi, Public Relation Officer and Nitun PC, Technical Supervisor, Civil. The Programme was coordinated by Dr. Aditya Keshari Mishra, Warden, Boys’ Hostel.