October 2, 2016: Aligning itself with cleanliness campaign initiated by Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the Indian Coast Guard conducted “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” in all its Units and Establishment across the country on October 2, 2016. The event was not only attended by personnel of the Coast Guard but the families also took part in the event. At NCR, the event was conducted at four places (CGHQ, New Delhi, Sector-23, 24 & 52 at NOIDA), where more than 500 volunteers enthusiastically participated in the campaign and provided impetus towards a cleaner environment.
This year, the Indian Coast Guard has extended the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan to the Maritime Zones of India, with the conduct of “Swachh Sagar Abhiyaan”, in order to encourage the concept of clean seas.
The main aim of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and Swachh Sagar Abhiyaan, is the cleanliness of the country and the earth by sensitizing the people not to throw garbage and pollutants on land, as well as in the Sea.
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