On October 1, 2023, ARSD College enthusiastically participated in a cleanliness drive conducted to observe ‘Ek Tareekh Ek Ghanta’ under the Swachhta hi Seva campaign. The drive took place at Delhi Cantt Railway station from 10 am to 1 pm. This event aimed to promote and practice cleanliness in our surroundings, in line with the larger goal of a cleaner and greener India. The drive was organized meticulously, and it witnessed active participation from students, faculty, and people. The volunteers diligently picked up litter, cleaned pathways, and disposed of waste responsibly. They also interacted with the passerby and aware them regarding the importance of cleanliness, waste segregation, and responsible waste disposal.
All the team members gathered back at 01:00 p.m. and discussed briefly about the day’s experience and dispersed to their respective homes. It was a very satisfying experience to be a part of such a wonderful initiative.
Impact and Results:
- The event resulted in a noticeable improvement in the cleanliness and hygiene of the railway station.
- A substantial amount of waste, including plastic waste, was collected, and participants ensured proper disposal.
- The awareness campaign successfully educated many individuals about the importance of cleanliness and environmental responsibility.
The ‘Ek Tareekh Ek Ghanta’ cleanliness drive conducted as part of the Swachhta hi Seva campaign was a resounding success, thanks to the active participation and enthusiasm of our college community. The event not only enhanced the cleanliness of the railway station but also instilled a sense of responsibility towards our environment. We are committed to continuing such initiatives in the future, contributing to a cleaner and greener India.