To commemorate birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the students of PG studies in Social Work, Economics, Computer Science, UG studies in Social Work, the members of Suraksha Consumer Forum, NSS, Rovers-Rangers and Eco Club of St Philomena College Puttur have participated in ‘Swachh Bharath-2015’ organized by Puttur City Muncipal Council on October 2, 2015.
The students have visited the houses in various places of CMC like Sampya, Mottethadka, Mukrumpady, Kemminje, Sanjaya Nagara, Samethadka, Darbe, Parladka, Golikatte and created awareness on environmental values by distributing pamphlets which are supplied by CMC. They also collected information from the people about the waste management by using questionnaire. About 500 students of St Philomena College took part in this Mission.
Earlier, this Abhiyan was flagged off by Rev Dr Antony Monteiro, Campus Director of the College at Centre for Research and PG Studies, St Philomena College. In his message he said, ‘To accomplish the vision of Swachh Bharat, everyone should have a mindset to keep the surroundings clean.’
The members of Puttur CMC Mr. Mahammadali, Ms. Deeksha Pai, Mr. Naveenchandra Naik, Ms. Shaila Pai, Mr. Balachandra, Mr. Vinaya Bhandary, Health Inspector Ms. Swetha, Vice Principal of the college Prof. Vishnu Bhat, Convenors of various clubs and associations, faculty members were present on this occasion. The coordinator of PG studies in Social Work Prof. Prasanna Kumar welcomed the gathering. The director of Suraksha Consumer Forum Prof. Dinakara Rao compered the programme.