Swachhta Pakhwada is being organised in the Indian Railways under the Swachh Bharat – Swachh Rail Abhiyan. As per the guidelines of Indian Railways, keeping in mind the social distancing and protocol, various activities will be organised under the Cleanliness Fortnight from September 16 to September 30 in Vadodara division of Western Railway.
In Vadodara division, the campaign started with the Swachhta Oath. Divisional Railway Manager Devendra Kumar administered a cleanliness pledge to all officers and employees through a web conference.
In Vadodara division different theme was given for every day under the Campaign. As per the theme, cleaning of station, train, circulating area, depot, yard, shed, railway institute, school, railway colony, health unit and other areas will be done according to social distancing and protocol. Apart from this, campaigns will be organized in the fortnight on the theme of Healthy Neer, Clean Competition and Clean Cosmetics. Awareness campaigns will also be conducted for single use plastic and saving water.
All the activities are being conducted by the Environment and Housekeeping Management wing of the Board.