Swachhta Pakhwada is being organized on all over Northern Railway from 16.9.2020 to 30.9.2020. Various cleanliness activities are planned on a daily basis during the Swachhta Pakhwada.
The Swachhta Pakhwada commenced on 16.9.2020 with the Swachhta pledge by all the officers, supervisors and staff at all Railway stations and offices. Shramdaan was also conducted by Officers/Staff at Railway Stations along with cleaning staff (both departmental & contractual). Tree plantation was carried out over various stations of Delhi Division.
On day 2 of the Swachhta Pakhwada i.e. 17.9.2020, Swachhta pledge taken by all the officers, supervisors and staff at Railway stations and colonies of Delhi Division. An awareness campaign was conducted wherein the passengers/staff were made aware regarding upkeep and sanitation at railway stations and railway colonies. Passengers were informed regarding steps taken by Railway for maintaining cleanliness at stations by making use of dual colour dustbins, plastic bottle crusher machine, ban of single use plastic, etc. Shramdaan was also conducted by Officers/Staff at Railway Stations along with cleaning staff (both departmental & contractual). Regular announcements were made on the Public Address System at stations to create awareness for maintenance of cleanliness at station premises and maintain social distancing. Cleanliness staff in railway colonies was also counseled regarding sanitation.
General Manager Northern & North Central Railways, Sh. Rajiv Chaudhry said that Railway is laying emphasis on cleanliness at stations and in trains and passengers are requested to cooperate with Railway in this cleanliness mission. All precautions for COVID 19 like social distancing, wearing masks etc. are being ensured during the drive.