Mangaluru, August 11, 2017: An official media release states that the NCC Unit and the Cleanliness Committee of St Agnes PU College, Mangaluru, organised “Swach Mangaluru Abhiyan", today August 11, Friday, in and around Kadri Park Mangaluru, in connection with the 71 st Independence Day and also to inculcate the spirit of “Swach Bharath Mission” of our country among the college’s students.
Mangaluru South MLA, J.R. Lobo, was the Chief Guest, accompanied by Mayor of Mangaluru, Kavitha Sanil, H.R. Naik,Deputy Director, Department of Horticulture, Janaki Sadh, Senior Assistant Director, Department of Horticulture Mangaluru, Dr Ronald Fernandes, President, Press Club Mangaluru, Denis D’Silva and media personnel were also present.
Addressing the students, MLA Lobo insisted that they would not only keep their home and surroundings clean, but also their body and mind. He also added that today’s youth should focus on keeping our country clean in terms of corruption. Mayor Kavitha Sanil motivated the students to begin by keeping our house clean first. She gave tips as to how to segregate the wet and dry garbage. She also appreciated the cleanliness task taken up by the students.
Sr Shamita A.C., Principal, St Agnes PU College, welcomed the dignitaries. Harshitha, a student of the college compered the stage programme. The College President, Stacey Giselle Coutinho thanked the dignitaries for their cooperation and support. The Staff members, the Cabinet members and all the volunteers worked in tandem and cleaned the Deer park in Kadri efficiently. Hopefully the city will see more of such efforts soon.