ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology, Mumbai is celebrating “Swachh Pakhwada” during 16-31 October, 2016 as part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Programme. On 16.10.2016, 10.00 am, Dr. P. G. Patil, Director, administered oath to all the staff of ICAR-CIRCOT for making India Swachh. During his address, he highlighted the importance and benefits of cleanliness and hygiene in the office premises and surroundings. He also informed various cleanliness drives undertaken by the institute since 2nd October, 2014 like condemnation of unserviceable articles, extension of vehicle shed, clearing debris present in the premises etc.,
After that, all the staff members participated in the cleanliness drive in the institute premises to segregate & clean the garbage / debris / unserviceable items lying in the basement of the Dr. V. Sundaram Building, Chemical and Biochemical Processing Division and backside of Yashwant Rao Chavan building by forming human chains from 10.30 am to 12.00 pm. At the end of the programme, Director appreciated the efforts put by the staffs to make the institute neat and clean.
On 19.10.2016, Institute conducted another cleaning programme at staff quarters, Mahim located 3 KM away from the institute from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm to clean the surrounding of the quarters. In this cleaning drive, all the employee of the institute contributed whole heatedly to clean the premises.