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Swachhta Pakhwada observed at DAV Public School  

Recognising the vital role of the schools in spreading the swachhta awareness and implementation across the country, CBSE directed all schools to observe the Swachhta Pakhwada from September 1 to 15 , 2017.

 

Under this directive , DAV Public School, Lawrence Road , Amritsar enthusiastically organised various competitions, speeches, Nukkad Nataks, debates, quiz and other activities for the realisation of the programme.

 

‘A clean India would be the best tribute India could pay to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary in 2019,” said the honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. The Swachhta Mission was launched on October 2 , 2014 and aims to achieve the vision of clean India by October 2, 2019.

 

Keeping this mission in mind, during the week to celebrate Swachhta Pakhwada , all the students of the school were engaged in different activities. Special lectures were arranged for them in the morning assembly.

 

The junior classes were engaged in quiz and painting competition based on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. The teachers were directed to sensitise the students in their classes about the importance of cleanliness of the surroundings. Debate Competition and posting of awareness messages was the activity performed by the senior students. Even the administrative staff was directed to weed out old files, records and broken furniture. The senior secondary students took the responsibility of sensitising common people around their locality about the cleanliness and hygiene practices. On the concluding day , Nukkad Natak portraying the urgent need to keep the surroundings clean was performed. The students forcefully conveyed that the idea of cleanliness should not only remain on paper and in photographs but should be made a reality. In the end the students took a pledge to maintain cleanliness and spread this message around.