Chandigarh,18.01.19-Reaffirming its commitment towards the furtherance of the objective of Swachh Bharat Mission, MCM DAV College for Women organised an interactive session, in collaboration with Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh Administration. The session aimed at generating awareness about the mission and bringing about behavioural change towards cleanliness. Organised under the aegis of NSS unit of the college, the session was conducted by the Municipal Corporation officials. Encouraging community participation through Swachhta-MoHUA app, the officials said that the dream of Clean India can only be realised through active citizen participation. The officials also sensitised the students about waste segregation techniques and the importance of making cleanliness a way of life. MCM DAV College staff and students were honoured by MC Chandigarh officials for their laudable initiatives in the direction of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan which include segregation of waste at source, biogas production, solar energy production, rain water harvesting, composting, vermicomposting, plantation drives, cleanliness drives and awareness drives in Chandigarh villages. The college's NSS volunteers also staged a nukkad natak on the theme of Swachhata with the aim of sensitising the audience about various themes of the mission including sanitation and health, composting, segregation of waste, use of toilets and sanitary napkins and so on.

rincipal Dr.Nisha Bhargava informed that MCM is conscious of its social responsibility of promoting environmental sustainability and thus, strives to aid in the realisation of the goals of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by bringing about behavioural and attitudinal change in various stakeholders and by garnering their involvement in this noble cause.