Focusing on Cleanliness at Railway Stations, on board the trains, administrative offices, field offices and Colonies, Railway is observing Swachhta Pakhwada from 16.09.2020 to 30.09.2020.
Fourteen days programmes will begin with Swachhta Pledge tomorrow(16.09.2020) at 11.00 hrs. Officers and Staff will take pledge at their workplace. At stations, Station Masters will administer pledge.
Cleaning Drive, Tree Plantation, Plogging, Webinar on Waste Management. Distribution of Masks, sanitizers & soap to staff, awareness programmes, Poster designing competition etc. will be organized as part of the drive.
Cleaning of stations and premises are one of the thrust areas of the programme. As part of the Pakhwada, intensive cleaning will be organised at Kozhikode (the only station in Palakkad Division under Non- Suburban Group -2 (NSG-2) category), Palakkad Junction ,Ottappalam, Shoranur Junction, Kuttippuram, Tirur, Kozhikode, Quilandi, Vadakara, Thalassery, Kannur, Payyannur, Kanhangad, Kasaragod, Mangaluru Central and Mangaluru Junction.
Special attention will be given to cleaning of water storage facilities and respire of pipes of hydrants during the drive. In addition, toilet facilities and drainage systems at these stations will be inspected to ensure the proper functioning.