Mohali,13.02.18-National Institute of Electronicsand Information Technology, Chandigarh (NIELIT) organized Cyclothon-2018 & Swachta Awareness Rallyon 13th February, 2018 at C-134, Phase 8, Mohali. The cycle rally was organized during the Swachh Bharat Pakhwada being observed from 1st Februrary, 2018 to 15th February, 2018.  Various competitions like Poster Making and Slogan Writing were held  during the pakhwada. Students of 6 months industrial training, O Level, PGDCA, DCA and Short term courses enthusiastically participated in the events. The Chief Guest, Gurpreet Kaur Deo, IPS, IG (Prov.) distributed the prizes. She flagged off the cycle rally and encouraged the students and appreciated their performances and the participation in various Swachhta events. Dr M M Sharma, Executive Director, NIELIT Chandigarhthanked the Chief guest and participated in the cycle rally and encouraged and motivated the students and the staff. He laid stress on Cleanliness and Swachhta Abhiyan. Ms. Meenakshi Gaur, Additional Director, NIELIT Chandigarhshared her contentment about the event and said “It is a matter of immense pride that students and staff of NIELIT took initiative in spreading the message of Swachhta through the cycle rally. The first prize in the poster making competition was given to Ms. Tejinder of O Level course and the first prize in the Slogan Writing competition was given to Mr. Ravi, student of PGDCA.