A special “Swachh Neyveli” Cleanliness Drive from 03.08.2018 to 14.08.2018 was kicked off by Chairman and Managing Director select, Shri Rakesh Kumar at Main Bazaar, Neyveli,on 04.08.2018. Fuctional Directors of NLCIL Shri V.Thangapandian, Shri R.Vikraman, Shri Nadella Naga Meheswar Rao, and senior executives, employees, members of various cultural associations and school children joined in cleanliness drive at various places in Neyveli Towship.
Underlining the importance of clean and hygienic working environment in industrial set up and plants, Shri Rakesh Kumar said, along with plants and mines surroundings township must be kept clean so that the employees get a better working and Helthy environment. Members of Neyveli ladies Club and inmates of Ananda Illam enthusisitically joined in the cleanliness drive at Neem Park , Seventh Day Adventure school in township.
To give more push to ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, with a vision of achieving ‘Clean India’ as a tribute to Gandh Ji, on his 150th Birth anniversary October 2, 2019 ,NLCIL frequently undertakes cleanliness drives across all its Townships, Mines, Thermal Plants and Administrative Units in country. The drive of activities relating to ‘Swachh Bharat’ in NLCIL are majorly centred in and around NLCIL township, Plants and peripheral villages.
As part of ‘Swacch Bharat Abhiyan’ in recent Swachhtha Pakhwada from June 16th to 30th,2018 NLCIL intensively carried out various Swachhta activities like Mass Awareness Campaign, spreading message on the Importance of Cleanliness and Personal Hygiene for girls, Open Defecation- Free Awareness (ODF),Removal of Plastics/Garbage in villages, including hospitals and dispensaries, and cleanliness drive in Beaches.
NLCIL also, organized Skits, singing and Quiz competitions on the Importance of Cleanliness in Government Schools located in the rural villages such as Vadalur, Mudhanai, Marungur,Kokkampalayam,Vriddhachalam,Veerasingakuppam,Iruppu,Karamanikuppam,A.Agaram,Kurinjipadi,Kolapakkam,MelPoovanikuppam,Thathankuppam,Arangamangalam,AyanKurinjipadi,Sagayapuram,Kurinjipadi,Melpapanapattu,Elavarasanpattu, Venkatampettai and Annadhanapettai.
Shri V.P. Thandapani, District Collector, Cuddalore, addressed the gathering at Silver Beach and flagged off the Mini Marathon Rally and Cleanliness Drive to create awareness on keeping the seashore free from plastics and garbage waste . Also, NLCIL introduced the Green Haat initiative at Vadalur Saturday Market.