ESSO - Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services

(An Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India)
Home Swachh Bharat Swachhata Pakhwada - 2020

Swachhata Pakhwada (01 - 15 July, 2020)

Hon'ble Prime Minister of India had launched the Swachh Bharat Mission on 2nd October 2014. The Ministry of Jal Shakti is designated as the nodal ministry for executing this national mission. The mission being executed by the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Ministry of Jal Shakti at national level. The mission objectives are to eradicate open defecation, efficient management of solid and liquid waste, encourage cost effective and appropriate technologies for ecologically safe and sustainable sanitation, overall cleanliness and to create significant positive impact on gender and promote social inclusion by improving sanitation.

The Swachta Pakhwada was started with a vision to mainstream Swachhta activities across all Ministries / Departments of Govt. of India. The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) and the attached, sub-ordinate and autonomous offices under the administrative control of MoES are actively participating in this national mission since its inception. To carry out swachhata activities in all institutes of MoES, first fortnight of July 2020 (July 01 - 15) is allocated. In this regard, Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services, an autonomous body under MoES has planned several activities during Swachhata Pakhwada as detailed in Table below




01 July, 2020

Webinar on "Open Defecation Free India: A Case of Krishna District in Andhra Pradesh" by Dr. J. Kiranmai, Registrar, Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad

02 July, 2020

Plantation of trees at ITCOocean campus. It is decided that the trees for plantation will be arranged from the Govt. of Telangana under their Haritha Haram mission.

03 July, 2020

Awareness campaign and distribution of personal hygiene materials to INCOIS outsourced (housekeeping, gardening, security, electrical etc.) staff.

06 July, 2020

Campus sanitization in coordination with Covid Task Force of INCOIS

07 July, 2020

e-poster design competition for INCOIS employees on theme "How does Swachhata impact oceans?"

08 July, 2020

Plantation of trees at INCOIS other than ITCOocean campus.

09 July, 2020

Event on "Discouraging single use plastic"

10 July, 2020

Drawing Competition for students on "Personal Hygiene"

13 July, 2020

Essay Competition for students on "Household solid waste management"

14 July, 2020

Webinar on "Swachh Samudra and COVID-19" by Dr. Nimit Kumar, Scientist, INCOIS

15 July, 2020

Concluding ceremony through webinar