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Collector urges youth to join ‘Clean India’ campaign

The Hindu, 21 October 2014


Collector E. Vallavan has sought the co-operation of youth for the success of “Clean India” mission launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently. Releasing “Clean Karaikal” stickers and distributing sports material to youths to create awareness among them on the need to keep their surroundings clean in a function organised by Nehru Yuva Kendra on Saturday, the Collector said teachers should come forward to bring out the hidden talents of youth. Youth should keep their surroundings clean and hygienic and educate their neighbours about the need to keep their surroundings free from pollution. The Government, particularly the local bodies, should extend their contribution by placing garbage bins wherever necessary and ensure garbage free streets. It will encourage youth in refraining from throwing waste on the road. The Collector added that the youth should not be addicted to liquor or tobacco products and should not use open places to attend to “nature’s call”. The district administration had taken steps to implement solid waste management and will build 9,000 houses with individual toilets. Steps had been taken to implement Clean India mission in public places, schools, colleges, and places of worship. NGOs who want to join the Clean India mission could jointly carry out the cleaning operation with Nehru Yuva Kendra, said the Collector. Read more....