Mangaluru, Jan 31, 2017: 10 city areas were cleaned for Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan, in the seventeenth week (193 to 202) of ten cleanliness drives of the 400 Abhiyans being organized by Ramakrishna Mission, Mangaluru on Sunday, January 29.
Car Street – The devotees of Sri Gokarna Math; residents of Sri Venkataramana Towers carried out the cleanliness drive in Bhavanthi Street; Nandadeepa Street. Chandramathi Rao; Sudhakar Pai jointly flagged off the drive. The compound walls along with the road and the adjoining drains. S P Acharya, Anil Nayak, Purushottam Shenoy and more than 60 members actively participated in the drive. Captain Ganesh Karnik, Mentor of Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan visited where the drives were carried out and motivated the volunteers.
Yemmekere – Members of Monkey Stand group took up the drive in Yemmekere area. Suvith flagged off the drive. The volunteers cleaned the Yemmekere main road, Mangaladevi temple roads. They removed the posters stuck on the walls. The students from GFGC, Car Street participated in the drive. Dilraj Alva coordinated the volunteers.
Chilimbi – The Inmates of BCM Women’s Hostel took up the drive in Chilimbi area. Chandrashekar Kadri flagged off the drive. The students cleaned the road leading from Chilimbi to Urwa Stores along with the road divider. They also cleaned both sides of the road and the bus shelter in that area. Subraya Nayak, Vittaldas Prabhu coordinated the team.
Mulihithlu – Members of Sri Amba Maheshwari Bhajana mandir carried out the drive in Mulihithlu area. U Madhava, Sri Naveen Pujari flagged off the drive. They resumed the work of converting a garbage dumping place to a small garden in the tailery road. Taking help of masons they are also constructed small platform. Some volunteers under the guidance of Jayanthi Kamalaksha, Akhila, paid door to door visit in the area and created awareness about garbage disposal.
Babugudde – Members of Team Inspiration; Amrita Sanjeevini carried out the drive in Babugudde area. Madan, flagged off the drive. One team cleaned the Nandigudda – Attavara Road and another took up cleanliness work on Babugudda - Attavara road. Sahil others cleaned the bus shelter in the area and gave it facelift by painting beautifying. Sri Madan himself actively involved in the drive was seen inspiring other volunteers in the team.
Pandeshwara – The employees of Sriram Transport Finance cleaned the area in front of Fire station and the roads in front of Telephone exchange. K V Sathyanarayana flagged off the drive. They removed the garbage lying by the side of the road with the help of tipper and cleared the adjoining drains.
Merlapadavu – The students of Srinivasa Institute of Technology, and local residents took up the cleanliness drive in Merlapadavu. Prof. Harshavardhan Local Industrialist Jayaram flagged off the drive. Drive was carried out from 7.30 am to 10 am. Naveen Kottari, Sachin, Jagadish, more than 60 volunteers actively participated in the drive.
200 Kumpala – The members of Swacch Kotekar team along with the members of Navachetana Friends Club took up the drive in Kumpala area. Nagesh A, S S Nayak flagged off the drive in Kumapala Bypass road. Rajesh Ucchil, President of Someshwara Village Panchayat guided the volunteers in cleaning the area from bypass through the roads of Kumpala along with the adjoining drains. Mohan Pai Kumpala, Sri B N Tailer, Balakrishna Pujari, several others – ladies and children actively participated in the drive.
Attavara – The members of Sri Chakrapani temple committee, locaites carried out the drive here. Devadas Kottari Rajesh Attavar flagged off the drive. The silt accumulated in the Chakrapani temple lake was cleared using the JCB. The area in front of Attavara KMC was also cleaned. Akshith coordinated the team.
Yekkur – Hindu Yuva Sene, Nandadeepa Mahila Mandali members took up the cleanliness drive in Yekkur area. Sandeep Shetty, Tejaswini flagged off the drive. Yekkur 1 st road was cleaned. Thanuja, Vanitha, Renuka Shetty, Praveen Yekkur and others actively participated.
MRPL, Nitte Education Trust are patronizing this 3 rd phase of Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan.