Mangaluru: The “Swachh Bharat Club” of Father Muller College of Nursing in collaboration with the Community Health Nursing Department, Mangaluru City Corporation and Vana Charitable Trust(R), Mangaluru organized “Swachh Mangaluru Campaign” activities from Feb 7 to March 2 on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
IV year BSc Nursing students and faculty actively participated in the activities which were planned by Swachh Bharat Club Chairperson Priya S Pereira under the guidance of Jeeth Milan Roche, The Founder of Vana Charitable Trust. The Campaign included activities like Street cleaning on Mondays in places like Nandigudda, New Balmatta Road, Mission Compound and Padil. Watering the plants was carried out in the Padil area on Tuesdays. House to House Survey on Waste Management information of Apartments was done in Marnamikatte, Falnir, Urwa market, Kadri, Mallikatte premises.
To mark the activities, on March 6, the “Swachh Mangaluru Campaign” was conducted at Town Hall premises at 7.30 am with street play by the students to create awareness on waste management in the public. Also campaigning was done by meeting the street vendors at the Town Hall premises. Shabarinath Rai, Zonal Commissioner, Mangaluru City Corporation and Jeeth Milan Roche, were present for the campaign and stressed the importance of waste management and also focused on Swachh Survekshan. The campaign was fruitful in creating awareness in the public.