Swachhata Pakhwada at THSTI 1-15th May 2022
THSTI observed Swachhta Pakhwada from 1st-15th May 2022 and conducted many activities both on- and off-campus. The pakhwada started with the swachhta pledge administered by Prof. Pramod Garg, ED, THSTI to all the employees and students on 2nd May 2022. Prof. Garg motivated all to take up the swachhta related activities and continue to do so in day to day life. A seminar on “Hygiene and Sanitation” was conducted by Dr. Meenakshi Sharma to sensitize the housekeeping staff, gardeners, construction labourers and other unskilled staff about cleanliness of campus and work place ensuring that COVID-19 related protocols are followed. Regular cleaning activities were carried out in the institute building following guidelines (social distancing, sanitizing hands, and putting on masks) as prescribed by the Govt. of India in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. As a part of commemoration of Swachhta Pakhwada, THSTI carried out some civil work in the Primary School for Girls in Bhankri Village, Faridabad such as toilets with water supply and a wash basin, RO drinking water supply and painting of school building. These civil works were completed and handed over by Prof. Garg to the school authorities on 12th May, 2022. On this day, plantation drive was also conducted in the school. To create awareness about swachhta, THSTI conducted a drawing competition for the school children and a nukkad natak was also performed by THSTI’s students and employees. In addition to the above, THSTI provided the school with dustbins, masks and school uniforms to all the children.