School of Pharmacy and Technology Management, MPTP, Shirpur observed Swacchata hi Seva drive between 15th September and 2nd October 2018 as a part of the Swaccha Bharat Mission. Various activities were conducted during this period by the Staff and student volunteers of SPTM to kindle the social awareness about cleanliness of surroundings. The activities involved clean campus, clean surroundings (Public places, markets and hospital); compost pit activity and cleanest hostel room. While the activities generated sound interest of the student volunteers; they also delivered a strong message of “Clean Shirpur-Healthy Shirpur” to the general population of the town. The various activities were conducted as under:
The Activities which has been completed are as follows:
An Essay contest was also organized for students on “Innovative Ways for Spreading the Message of Hygiene”. In this competition, Mr. Krishna Shelke of D. Pharm. 2nd year was the winner and Ms. Shivani Dani of M. Pharm. 2nd year was the runner-up.
At the Compost Activity site the students were informed about the importance of compost pit in preparation of organic manure and why organic fertilizers in agriculture are the need of the hour as various agencies and reports suggest the harmful effects of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. They were also explained about how the organic waste is segregated from the inorganic waste and the procedure for preparation of compost.
This drive provided the students and people of Shirpur and surrounding areas with a strong belief that cleanliness and hygiene are imperative in maintaining health of the individuals and the society.