Poster Making Competition held at Government Polytechnic Jammu to Conclude the Swachhta Hi Sewa Hai Campaign
To commemorate the noble cause of cleanliness promulgated by the father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi ji, two week long Swachhta Hi Sewa Hai Campaign conclude at Government Polytechnic Jammu by the remarkable talent shown by Budding engineers of the institution by actively participating in Poster Making and Wall Painting Competition on the topic Cleanliness is Godliness. Sh Ramesh Kumar (IAS) Deputy Commissioner Jammu along with Sh Rishpaul Singh (ADC, Jammu) inspected the wall paintings and posters made by students and appreciated the effort of the institute in organising various social and cultural events during two weeks and encouraged the budding engineers for taking the initiative.
The initiative was taken under the guidance of Director Technical Education, J&K Ms Anoo Malhotra (KAS). Er. Arun Bangotra, Principal of the institution said exhorted upon the students to make the environment neat, clean and pollution free to fulfill Mahatma Gandhi vision of Clean India. The various activity calendar for each day was published such as mass cleaning drive of the campus, Awareness lecturers for students and staff, Waste management Techniques, Poster making and Wall paintings competitions. In the Poster making competition, Ist prize was bagged by Swati Manhas 5th Semester Civil Engineering while 2nd prize was won by Ayushi Gupta, 5th Semester Computer Engineering and third prize was clinched by Shibam Sharma, 5th Semester Civil Engineering student. The judges for the competition were Ar Ritika Wadhera, HOD Architecture, Er Akash Dasgotra, Instructor, Civil Engg and Ms Sakshi Kapai, Lecturer, I&C. The two-week campaign was started with a Swachhta pledge at the start of the event in which all the staff and students took pledge to keep the surroundings clean and to preserve the environment and took the oath not to use polythene followed by cleanliness drive within all its department as well as in public areas, rooftops, playground and all nearly areas.
A series of Seminars and demonstrations for waste management techniques were also held in this two week programme. The zeal of the students was very high throughout the two weeks and the subsequent days were marked by sporting appropriate areas and thereby conducting plantation drive in which more than 100 sampling were planted in the campus. The program was organised by N.S.S team of the college under guidance of co-ordinator Er. Ajay Thappa and Er Sanam Gupta. Other who participated in the campaign were Er Inderjeet Singh, Workshop Supdt, Er K.S Bhatia, HOD Mechanical, Er Sukhdeep Singh, HOD Civil, Er Zia-ul Haq, HOD Computer, Ar Ritika Wadhera, HOD Architecture, Mr Amit Sharma, HOD Travel and Tourism Er Rajiv Kohli, HOD I&C along with other faculty members and students.