District Admin Ganderbal organizes series of events on eve of Gandhi Jayanti
Swachta Pledge, several flagship campaigns launched in district
Ganderbal, OCTOBER 02: On eve of Gandhi Jayanti celebration District Administration Ganderbal today organized a series of events in the district.
The main event was organized in the Conference Hall of Mini Secretariat Ganderbal which was presided over by DDC Vice-Chairperson, Bilal Ahmad and Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Shyambir.
The event began with the lighting of lamp followed by paying floral tributes to the Father of Nation.
The event also witnessed the launch of the Universal Non Communicable Disease screening program under the theme “Aurzo Durkoth” to cover the 100 percent of population in the district. This mission mode campaign lies focus on Universal Screening Under Comprehensive Primary Health Care through Ayushman Bharat and Wellness Centres.
District specific Solid and Liquid Waste Management (SLWM) campaign “Myoun Gaam-Myean Shaan” (My Village-My Glory) was also launched under which best performing Panchayats would be felicitated.
On the occasion students of various schools presented colorful cultural programmes based on importance of education and Gandhian Philosophy.
Speaking on the occasion, the DC extended his greetings to the people on the eve of Gandhi Jayanti and said objective of Gandhian Philosophy is to transform the individual and society simultaneously, in accordance with the principles of truth, non-violence mutual respect and cooperation.
The DC in his speech also highlighted the achievement under recently launched Mashal-e-Gaash Literacy Campaign by the district administration and sought support from all for achieving cent percent literacy in the district. He appealed students to devote some time in teaching their uneducated family members so that dream of 100 percent literacy is achieved in the district.
Various students also spoke on the occasion and highlighted the philosophy of Father of Nation which reminds humankind of the true values of peaceful co-existence in a plural world and of the need to work in unity for the equality and freedom of every individual.
Swachta drive was also conducted in and around the Mini Secretariat Complex Ganderbal which was headed by the Deputy Commissioner. Similar Swachta drives were also held throughout the district.
Earlier, Swachta Pledge was also taken by the participants who pledged to remain committed towards cleanliness and devote time to voluntarily work for cleanliness of our country.
Later, felicitation ceremony was also held in which various officers and officials including Tehsildars, Pathwaris, Safai karamchari and NYCs were felicitated by the Deputy Commissioner for their hardwork and dedication during various flagship campaigns in the district.
Among others, ADDC Ganderbal, Mushtaq Ahmad Simnani, CPO, ACD, ACR and other district officers were present on the occasion.