Pimpri, 2nd October 2023: In commemoration of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary, the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) organized a large-scale cleanliness drive under the ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ campaign. The event, held on October 1st from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., mobilized over 40,000 citizens in a collective effort to promote cleanliness and environmental responsibility.
Residents from diverse backgrounds participated enthusiastically in the ‘one-hour for cleanliness’ initiative, pledging to maintain a cleaner city. The event aimed to instill a strong sense of civic responsibility and encourage a garbage-free environment.
1st October, 2023, 10 am 1 hour shramdan more than 50000 citizens and officials participated in the one-day-one-hour Shramdan program at 153 locations throughout the city of Pimpri Chinchwad. pic.twitter.com/h8kJGPm9lG
— PCMC (@pcmcindiagovin) October 2, 2023
The campaign was graced by the presence of several key figures, including PCMC Commissioner Shekhar Singh, local politicians, Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs), Members of Parliament (MPs), and other high-ranking officials. Their participation emphasized the significance of the ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ campaign in fostering cleaner and healthier communities.
Aligned with Mahatma Gandhi’s vision for a clean India, the ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ campaign aims to make a lasting impact on the city’s cleanliness and hygiene standards through robust citizen engagement and official support.