Indians celebrate Gandhi Jayanti on October 2nd every year to mark the birthday of the Father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi. There are various activities have been taken over on this day by the people, and mainly the cleanliness drive remains the major focus of all. On this occasion the employees of Goa Shipyard Limited along with the CMD RAdm. Shekhar Mittal, NM (RETD) and S. P. Raikar Director (operations) took part in this cleanliness drive organized by GSL Goa.
According to the reports, “Swachhta Hi Seva” Abhiyan was organized by Goa Shipyard Ltd on 02.10.2017 on the occasion of “Gandhi Jayanti”. RAdm. Shekhar Mital, NM (RETD), CMD GSL, S. P. Raikar Director (operations) along with other Officers, employees & CISF GSL Unit took part in the cleaning campaign from Goa Shipyard Ltd to Mormugao Municipal Council. The campaign started from both the ends of the roads in the early morning.
“Swachhata Hi Seva” Campaign Started with “Swachhata Shapath” administered by RAdm Mital to all the GSL Employees. The Campaign was executed by 3 different teams in various parts of Town. All Executives took part with great enthusiasm and spirit. RAdm. Mital said “GSL has significantly contributed to Swachh Bharat initiatives of the Central Government by embarking on a cleanliness mission to keep the city of Vasco neat and tidy”, He also emphasized on the need of cleanliness by each and every citizen. CMD complemented all officer and personnel of GSL for participating in all programmes concerning with welfare of the society wholeheartedly.
Over the past many days GSL has taken the number of steps to stay committed to its vision of making Goa a clean and a model state in terms of cleanliness. GSL has come Forward with the donation of garbage disposal vans to Mormugao Municipal Council, adoption of Wards for cleaning, besides the participation of GSL’s employees in undertaking cleanliness drives in and around the city of Vasco regularly. The yard has also drawn a yearly schedule of activities for undertaking numerous cleanliness drives in public places including beaches, temples, churches, ports, jetties, roads, parks, etc. and is committed to working towards a cleaner and greener Vasco / Goa.