Hyderabad: NYKS and NSS conducts Clean India Drive at Golconda Fort
As a part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) and the National Service Scheme (NSS) conducted Clean India drive on Tuesday at Golkonda Fort.
Speaking on the occasion NSS Youth Officer Shri K.C. Reddy, said through this campaign “we are not only organising clean India drive but also generating awareness about clean and healthy surroundings.”
Various activities under Clean India programme are being taken up in districts of Telangana till end of this month, he said.
As a part of this drive, NYK, NSS volunteers have collected nearly 285 kgs of waste including single use plastic from the surrounding areas of Golconda Fort. Locals were made aware about the benefits of cleanliness and were advised to avoid single use plastics and their proper disposal.
Government of India had launched the ‘Clean India’ program on 1st October aiming at creating awareness on cleanliness as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to commemorate 75years of India’s Independence.
Ms. Khusbhu Gupta, District NYK Coordinator, Hyderabad, Shri K.C. Reddy, Youth Assistant, about 100 volunteers from NYK, NSS and other associations have participated in this clean India programme.