New Delhi: The Delhi Postal Circle has observed the year-long cleanliness drive, “Swachhta Pakhwada”, as part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan of the Government of India from November 16, 2019 to November 30, 2019. All Postal Units, Post Offices and Mail Offices under Delhi Circle have undertaken this drive with commitment. The whole campaign was led by the Chief Postmaster General of Delhi Circle, Smt. Aindri Anurag and the Postmaster General (Operations), Shri Akhilesh Kumar Pandey and the DPS (O&HQ), Shri Dushyant Mudgal have closely monitored the activities on a day-to-day basis for accomplishing the objective of this Swachhta Pakhwada.
The Pakhwada campaign commenced on November 10, 2019 by displaying “National Post Day” banner on main gate of Postal Offices and organising a debate competition on subject relate to “India Post”. As per the directive of Government of India for creating awareness among the public about the Swachhta Abhiyan and preserving of water, all units of Delhi Postal Circle organized various programmes in Post office, Mail Office, Staff quarters, surrounding areas such as:
• Painting of Letter Boxes
• Cleanliness of Post Offices, Mail Offices and postal colonies
• Shramdaan by staff members
• Tree plantation
• Weeding out of old records
• Organizing essay competition on Swachh Bharat Mission etc.
• Awareness about ‘’Discourage the use of Plastic Carry Bags’’.
During this campaign, 1639 postal staff took active participation in Shramdaan and weeded out 7995 kg of old records. The Postmen in the Delhi Circle worked as Swachhta Doot for spreading awareness about Swachhta in their delivery beats.
The Delhi Postal Circle is committed to make this Swachhta Mission a big success and hope to achieve a new milestone in coming days.