Jabalpurians elated as PM hails efforts towards Swachhta in Mann Ki Baat

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 31 Dec 2018 12:15:25


 

Staff Reporter,

IT IS a matter of sheer pride for Jabalpur that Prime Minister Narendra Modi appreciated efforts of Jabalpur for Swachhta Maha Abhiyan during his radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ aired on Sunday. On 51st episode of Mann Ki Baat, Prime Minister Modi mentioned Jabalpur and said that this will give a positive message across the world. This brought a wave of happiness among people and the civic authorities.


Reportedly, on December 20 around 3.5 lakh residents of the city took up a cleanliness drive simultaneously at all places across the ambit of Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC). The herculean task was taken up under the initiatives of Mayor Dr Swati Godbole and under direction of JMC Commissioner Chandramauli Shukla.


The initiative created a record in Golden Book of World Record. The two hour drive was initiated by over 750 organisations across the city resulting in collection of 750 tonnes of garbage from various locations.


Municipal Commissioner Chandramauli Shukla informed that to make the occasion a grand success, valuable support from Additional commissioner Gajendra Singh Nagesh, Rohit Singh, R K Sharma, Deputy Commissioner Rakesh Ayachi, Anju Singh Thakur and all senior officers and employees of JMC rendered their support. While, Mayor Dr Swati Godbole has termed reference of Jabalpur made by PM Modi during Mann Ki Baat as a matter of pride for people of Jabalpur. She expressed her gratitude towards Municipal Commissioner Chandramauli Shukla, Additional Commissioner Gajendra Singh Nagesh, Rohit Singh, R K Sharma, Deputy Commissioner Rakesh Ayachi, Anju Singh Thakur and all senior officers and employees of JMC denizens and various social organisations.