Swachhta Pakhwada – Indian Oil Partners With E.F.I

The Swachh Bharat Mission has been a revolutionary program, that aims at encouraging every Indian citizen to volunteer towards a clean India. The Indian Oil Corporation part of its commitment to the program and society partnered with Environmentalist Foundation of India (E.F.I) to organize a nationwide volunteer drive at different water bodies.

The entire effort was executed between the 1st and the 15th of July, 2019. Efforts included the Yamuna Bank clean up in Delhi, Beach Clean Up in Mumbai, Lake/Pond clean up in Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore and Hyderabad. The efforts didn’t stop at cleaning of water bodies, but also extended to schools where over two weeks several orientation programs on environment friendly India was organized covering nearly 1800 students.

With close to 2100 volunteers across 6 cities in 10 activities, the Swachhta Pakhwada joint efforts between IOCL and E.F.I saw active participation from citizens of all walks of life. Water bodies being the focus of this entire effort was to emphasize two strong messages of cleanliness and water conservation.

Volunteer for India & her Environment with E.F.I, Jai Hind.

Published by LakesOfIndia

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