Mangaluru, Oct 19, 2015: Volunteers cleaned the Kadri area on Oct 18, Sunday as part of a series of cleanliness campaign taken up by the Ramakrishna Mission. Bus shelter at Shivabagh in Kadri did not have seats; the volunteers cleaned the bus stand, erected some cement slab seats and painted the shelter.
Mounds of garbage dumped in the Kadri market area were gathered up by volunteers in to 2 tippers with the help of an earthmover and disposed. Two more bus shelters in the Kadri market area were thoroughly cleaned and painted anew. Some direction boards which were too of no practical use were repainted.
This was the 23rd edition of the Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan. More than 100 volunteers, devotees and well-wishers of the Ramakrishna Mission, NSS students, Red Cross members, students from Government First Grade College, Car Street, and members of Nividta Balaga, Mangaluru, participated in the drive. Volunteers also distributed the Swacch Mangaluru awareness pamphlets among the residents of the , Mallikatta and Shivabagh area. MRPL - Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited, the principal patron of the event. The efforts of this systematic drive are appreciated by the people.