Port Wings News Network:
The Paradip Port Trust (PPT) began the observance of “Swachhta Pakhwada”, as per instructions from the Ministry of Shipping, Govt. of India.
It started with a Swachhata Pledge administered by Shri Rinkesh Roy, Chairman, PPT to HoDs and Dy.HoDs at the Portico in front of PPT Administrative Building.
Due to COVID-19 Guidelines, different Head of Offices and that staff took pledge in their respective office premises maintaining social distancing norms. On the occasion, Shri Roy flagged off a Mechanical Road Sweeping Machine with Make in India concept. This Road Sweeping machine will be plying on routes outside the Harbour area under the supervision of Shri M R Sutar, Executive Engineer, PPT.
The PPT has already drawn up a detailed Action plan for the period, as part of Swachhta Pakhwada viz., awareness drive among workers and staff of all Departments & Divisions of PPT, swachhata awareness hoardings and digital display at important locations in the township, with special emphasis on the theme “Maintain cleanliness, Eradicate Corona”.
Due to the corona crisis and Unlock guidelines, social distancing is being given special emphasis in various events to be undertaken during the Pakhwada period.