Agartala: Keeping in view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Vision for Clean India, Border Security Force (BSF) actively participated in a “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” by conducting cleaning drive in all the BSF Campuses, their surroundings and remote bordering areas, thus, promoting & contributing for this noble cause of Environmental Conservation.
Organizing events like ‘Swatchhta Pakhwada’, Cleanliness Drives, Tree plantations etc. have become a routine feature for the Sentinels of Border by sensitizing & spreading awareness of “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” among the Society.
Since the first day of “Swatchhta Pakhwada” was coinciding with 54th Raising Day, BSF personnel under Tripura Frontier took the pledge to meet the challenges of Cleanliness of their surrounding by organizing different special drives with effect from 1st Dec to 15 Dec 2018. During the series of such special drives, BSF personnel of Tripura Frontier carried out extensive cleaning of their Campuses at the Headquarters and Border Out Posts (BOPs).
Further, to mark this event, different initiatives were undertaken to include community Area Adoption,Distribution of Dustbins (Blue & Green), Systematic Waste Disposal Plan(Segregation of Organic and Inorganic Waste), Community Awareness on Cleanliness &Plastic Free Environment, display of “Swachhata Message”through banner posters and hoardings, “Shramdan Drives”for Green and Clean area by BSF troops and their families, Tree Plantation in BSF Campuses. It was also heartening to note that Border Population also actively participated inHygiene & Cleanliness Campaign. Their involvement in activities like drawing &PaintingCompetitions, Slogan Writing, Creative Writing andEssayWriting Competitionscarried out at various BSF locations and HQs was worth appreciating. The Cleanliness drives by troops of BSF Sectors/Battalions also includes exclusive and intensive cleaning at various public places like Primary Health Centre Campuses, nearby Railways Stations, Bordering areas, Schools in remote areas, National Highways and prominent places like Mata Bari, which were highly appreciated by all the sections of the Society.