HPCL Collaborates with District Administration Ranchi for ‘Plastic Free Ranchi’
by Shrutee K/DNS
HPCL has collaborated with District Administration Ranchi for ‘Plastic Free Ranchi’ by involving more than three lakhs School Children as part of Swachhta Hi Seva (SHS) 2019, a Jan Andolan for Swachhta being celebrated across the Country, from 11th September to 27th October 2019.
Swachhta Hi Sewa (SHS) is being celebrated every year since 2017 to generate awareness and sensitize masses on the importance of cleanliness and their responsibility towards clean India.
Under a joint initiative with District Administration Ranchi, a unique youth centric large scale sensitization program for School Children was undertaken which included Shramdaan for the collection of Plastic Waste, Tree plantation drives, Spot Quiz and Drawing Competitions. To propagate ‘Say No to Plastic’ movement winners of the competitions were awarded with Metal bottles and Cloth Bags along with other appreciations. More than 10000 trees were planted in Government Schools on this day to make Ranchi Green.