ICAR- NIANP Celebrates
Swachhata Pakhwada (16th to 31st MAY 2017)as a part of Swachh Bharat Mission of Government of India was celebrated at ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bengaluru. The programme was started with Swachhata pledge by all the permanent and contractual staff of the institute.
During the programme attempt was made to make the campus clean and green. So in addition to cleaning the campus, tree saplings were also planted. Designated nursery area, backyard of the institute guesthouse and area around drinking water sump were cleaned, garbage including Parthenium grass residue were collected and disposed off in the compost pit for degradation. Further, Thirty two saplings of Sapota, Jamun, Tabebuia, Lagerstroemia, and Spathodea were planted on the road side of Main Street of the institute. Further, twenty saplings of ten different mango verities were also planted in the designated open nursery area between staff quarters.
SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAAN is being observed in the Institute as per the guide lines of ICAR. also "SWACHHATA PAKHWADA" was observed from 16th to 31st of October 2016.
The cleanliness awareness was given a top priority through speeches, weekly camps. Dust bins were installed in designated places in residential areas.
The entire campus was kept clean with regular monitoring of cleanliness activites. A centralized Garbage collection and systematic disposal has been adopted.
Regular routine measures have been taken up for maintaining cleanliness in these areas.
Essay Competition and Elocution speech with respect to cleanliness were organized on the eve of "SWACHHATA PAKHWADA" for the Institute staff and students. Painting competition was also organized for children of staff. Awards instituted for good worker, for up keeping and cleanliness of laboratories. Yoga camp from an NGO M/s Rawat Foundation was organised.
Swachhata awareness programmes were organized. Tree planting programmes were jointly taken up with M/s Toyota Kirloskar ltd. Bengaluru and the VIP, s were also invited. Hon’ble DG / DDG, ICAR planted Trees Sapling’s on the Occasion.
The disposal of Bio wastes has been out-sourced and safe and effective measures are being adopted.
Removal of excess and wild grass from open areas surrounding institute main buildings, Staff quarter blocks were taken up on war footing and debries were disposed of systematically. Rain water harvesting system has been adopted by the Institute.