Press Release

PFWS Swachhta Abhiya Week begins at 10 welfare centers with the theme ‘Be the Change’ and motto ‘Clean the Community, Serve the Humanity’

2nd October 2017

In order to encourage healthy competition for improving cleanliness standards amongst the police colonies under 10 welfare centres of Delhi Police Family Welfare Society (PFWS), ‘Swachhta Abhiyan Week’ (2nd – 5th October, 2017) with the theme ‘Be the Change’ was initiated under the able leadership of President PFWS, Mrs. Suchana Patnaik. The week long program was carefully planned and executed by visionary Vice President, Dr. Sushi Singh with the support of 15 different volunteers as team leaders who also happened to be senior officer wives. The team of lady wives along with the President & Vice President have passionately contributed to make the theme of “Be The Change’ realize in their given specific areas. The three phases of weeklong Swachhata Abhiyan consisted of the Cleanliness Drive, the Green Drive & the Awareness Drive..

On day 1: Drama/ street plays were performed by the wards of police families emphasizing the importance of cleanliness and spreading message of ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ at all the 10 centers. The Swachhata Abhiyan slogan/ Essay writing competition were held for the wards. Children and staff spoke on ‘One step towards cleanliness’ for general awareness. .

On day 2: Eye checkup camps from different charitable and no-charitable hospitals were facilitated at all the centres..

On day 3: Leaflets & pamphlets related to cleanliness were distributed among the residents and nearby areas. Under the Green Drive plantation of saplings were done at specific selected areas and senior citizens as well as Divyang were made part of it..

On 2nd October, the program started with the president and vice president paying tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri ji on the occasion of their birthday, planted saplings and took part in the real cleanliness drive at Vikaspuri welfare center and encouraged the residents to keep their colony clean to save them from diseases like Dengue and Malaria. She said that we must contribute towards the betterment of environment so that we can contribute towards the healthy life of the next generations to come. Vice President, Dr. Sushi Singh encouraged the residents to come forward and take active part in keeping their surroundings clean, while emphasizing on the need of meeting, talking and taking public cooperation to realize “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam”.

PFWS officials, staff and residents of the colony wholeheartedly participated in Swachhata Week and contributed in national cleanliness drive making the moto of PFWS ‘Clean the Community, Serve the Humanity’ alive.

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