As part of the ‘Swachh Bharat mission’ initiated by the government of India, students of electrical and electronics engineering, ATME College of Engineering had organized and participated in ‘Swachh Bharat abhiyaan and awareness program’ in Mellahalli village, Varuna hobli, Mysuru recently.
Dr Parthasarathy L, HoD, department of EEE, flagged the cleanliness drive. Students began the cleanliness drive from Shri Mahadeshwara Vidhya Samsthe up to government school, Mellahalli. After cleaning the surroundings, the schoolchildren were given awareness on the dos and don’ts on how to maintain the surroundings clean. Students cleaned the local surroundings and educated people about the harmful diseases like dengue and malaria that are caused due to stagnant water and to segregate dry and wet waste.
Gram Panchayat chairman Manchamma, said that initiatives from Gram Panchayat have been taken to uplift the present situation and will strive to keep the village clean.
Members Prasad M, Lekamma, Nagamma and all village heads, faculty and staff of department of electrical and electronics engineering were present during the cleanliness drive.