Swachh Bharat Pledge Ceremony

The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was celebrated with full zeal and fervor in Kasauli Cantonment.The week started from 25th sept 2014 wherein the entire cantonment was decked up for Swachta Diwas on 2nd oct
All the drains were cleaned ,road sides parapets painted and the retaining walls were given a face lift .All road side bushes , grass ,shrubs etc were trimmed to provide a neat and clean look to Kasauli. All road side railings were repaired and painted .The entire market and sadar bazaar area was painted with a theme Red and White colour in order to boost the colonial look to the area. The public toilets were cleaned and provided with necessary accessories .
Public joined in with the awareness campaign started by Cantt Board .The outstanding feature of the campaign was the participation of all the schools in and around the cantonment .Following schools participated in the activities organized by Cantt Board –
1)St. Mary’s Convent 
2)Kendriya Vidyalaya
3)Shanti Niketan
4)Govt Sr. Secondary 
5)Govt Primary
6)Cantt Board Middle School

Apart from Schools all the organizations and formations in Kasauli participated in the initiative taken by Cantt Board .Perhaps, This was the first time when all the organizations came together for this initiative.  The officials and employee of CRI,Air force,Army,MES,Cantt Board etc were in attendance .
Street plays  and other cultural programs were organized on Swachta Diwas.

Inter School Cleanliness Competition:- An inter-school cleanliness competition were organized as a run up to the Swachta Diwas .All scool children participated vigorously by keeping their school campuses neat and clean .They were educated about the bio-degradable and non-biodegradable wastes .Surprise inspections were carried out wherein schools were evaluated on parameters like – 
1)Cleanliness of toilets 
2)Provision of dustbins in each class rooms.
3)Cleanliness of corridors 
4)Cleanliness of kitchen where mid-day meal is prepared and such other cleanliness provisions.
The school with the cleanest campus was awarded on 2nd Oct .

Throughout the week Slogan writing and  Poster making contest were organized among all the schools in Junior,middle and senior categories both in Hindi and English Languages. The best entries were awarded on 2nd oct. Studenets were asked to bring along the slogans and the posters during the March to cleanliness .Selected entries were displayed at the exhibition .

March to Cleanliness:-
On 2nd oct a March to Cleanliness was organized wherein all the school children and employees of the respective organizations marched from there campus and offices towards the central location where the pledge was administered to all. En-route to the central location everybody cleared the roads off the garbage and other plastics wastes. Street plays were also conducted at public places to educate people about the Swachta Abhiyan. The march witnessed a huge participation from students as well as general public .The army ,airforce ,CRI,MES was also in attendance.
Nirmal Puruskar:-
Entries were invited from all the organizations ,Schools, Institutions etc to nominate one deserving Safaiwala for Nirmal Puruskar. Certificates were awarded to safaiwalas working in Air force,CRI , Cantt Board ,all the schools in and around Kasauli.People were sensitized towards the important work performed by Safaiwalas as a part of their job.They were asked to help and cooperate with the Safaiwalas in keeping the Cantonment Clean and Green .
Signature Campaign :-
A signature campaign was conducted wherein the general public wrote slogans and left messages for the swachta campaign. This activity widely attracted the school students and became an instant hit.
Link on the Website :-
A link on the website was activated with effect from 25-sept-2014 for general public to register themselves as NIrmal Doots (Volunteers).
The entire program for swachh Bharat was also displayed on the website and feedback was sought from the general public.

Oath by CEO
Nirmal Puruskar to Safaiwala
Nirmal Puruskar to Safaiwala
Nirmal Puruskar to Safaiwala
Nirmal Puruskar to Safaiwala
Nirmal Puruskar to Safaiwala
Nirmal Puruskar to Safaiwala
Signature Campaign
Refreshment in Oath Ceremony to all