On the occasion of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi Ji & Lal Bahadur Shastri Ji, NSS, SMVDU, celebrated Swachhata Diwas under the aegis of “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”. Faculty Coordinator, NSS, Dr. Rajiv Kumar, briefed about the various events during the day. Dr. Balbir Singh, Dean of Students Welfare, SMVDU, also emphasized the importance of cleanliness. The Vice Chancellor, Padma shri, Prof. Ravinder Kumar Sinha motivated students, and asked them to make cleanliness their habit. The Swachhata Pledge ceremony was also conducted by the Student Coordinator, Mr. Shivam Kumar.
A ‘Swachhata Rally’ of 100 students led by NSS student coordinators and volunteers was flagged off by the Vice Chancellor, SMVDU. The students were then divided into 5 groups of 20 students each, and each group was allotted an area to clean. The students performed various tasks with utmost sincerity while making the event successful. The other dignitaries present during the ceremony, including Prof. V.K. Bhatt (Dean, FoS), Dr. Suparn Sharma (Dean, FoM), Dr. Saurabh Srivastava (Head, SoB), Dr. Anil Tewari, Dr. Amit Sinha, Security Officer, and Mr. Surinder Kumar. A cultural programme was also organized in the evening on the theme of Gandhi Jayanti and patriotism.