February 20, 2016

Swachh Himachal-Padhai bhi, Safai bhi' campaign launched in Dharamsala

Vijyender Sharma
Dharmshala - Padhai bhi, Safai bhi' campaign was launched in Dharamsala yesterday. The initiative aims at involving youth to promote good health and sanitation in urban and rural areas. 

Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association President and BJP MP Anurag Thakur launched the initiative. Speaking on the occasion, he said, under the campaign, various opportunities will be offered such as interactive session and cricket clinics with renowned Indian cricketers and chance to watch live matches at the stadium. 

Linking this campaign with cricket, the youth's will be termed as Swatch Captain and teachers as Swatch Coach. Both of them will start cleanliness drive with the help of students in educational institute, university and then in their local neighborhood. 

The objective is to showcase Himachal's beauty as India's cleanest and greenest state. With this unique campaign the HPCA becomes the first cricket association in the country to work towards Swatch Bharat Abhiyan initiated by the Union Government.

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