Suraksha Consuner Forum, NSS, Rovers Rangers and Eco Club of St Philomena College, St Philomena Pre University College, Puttur City Muncipal Council and Rotary Club Puttur had organized a rally to create awareness on consumerism, environment and health.
The inaugurator of the rally Commissioner of the Puttur City Muncipal Council, Mrs. Rekha J Shetty speaking on the occasion said, “The cleaning programme should be throughout the municipality. This is the first initiative taken in ward no 17 and I hope this will spread to the other wards also.”
The Principal of the College Prof. Leo Noronha, Principal of St Philomena P.U College, Rev. Fr Vijay Lobo, the Councilor of ward no.17 Mr Vinaya Bhandary, the President of Parent Teachers Association Mr. Ganesh Rao, the President of Alumni Association, Mr. JayaKumar Rai, the President of Rotary Club Puttur, Mr. M G Rafeeq were present. Rev. Dr Antony Prakash Monteiro, Campus Director wished the participants.
The rally which began from the college ended at DKZP Higher Primary School Parladka. The students in the rally distributed pamphlets, displayed banners, sang environmental songs and shouted slogans.
The students visited as many as 300 houses of ward no. 1 7 and created environmental awareness. With the support of City Muncipal Council the students have also installed pipe composting apparatus in majority of the houses.
Prof. Dinakara Rao, the Convenor of Suraksha Consumer Forum, NSS officers Mr. Nagaraju and Ms. Geetha Poornima , the Convenors of Rovers and Rangers Prof. Meenakshi and Mr. Khalander Shareef, the convenors of Eco Club Mrs. Rakshitha and Ms. Shashi Prabha, Lecturer of Department of Political Science, Mr. Bharath K were present.