CHANDIGARH,15.01.20-Swachhata Pakhwada- a fortnightly initiative focusing on the issues and practices of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan began at Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women here today. On the inaugural day, Swachhata Committee (Commerce) of the college organized a Swachhata Pledge ceremony. During the ceremony, the staff and students, led by Principal Dr. Nisha Bhargava, took a pledge to work towards the cause of swachhata as envisioned by Mahatma Gandhi and propagate the message of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

Principal Dr.Nisha Bhargava reiterated that the endeavours under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan have been instrumental in bringing about behavioural change towards cleanliness- a concept that has evolved into a wider phenomenon encompassing sustainable development and environment conservation. She further informed about the swachhata initiatives undertaken by the college including setting up of solar panels, biogas plant, segregation of waste, vermicomposting, artificial forest and so on.