Information Regarding Swachhata Abhiyan
NFC has been active as a part of Swacch Bharat Abhiyan (SBA) or Swacch Bharat Mission (SBM) the nation-wide campaign launched by the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi on 2 October 2014 with a slogan” one step towards cleanliness.
Recently massive campaign has been taken up for disposal of huge scrap material accumulated over a period of 4 decades. During the last 2 years, 2970 tons of scrap material has been disposed of and generating a revenue of Rs.11.17 crores. During the year 2018-19 (up to 18.02.2019), a total of 2028 MT of scrap has been disposed of generating a revenue of Rs.8.42 crores. Thus, with this campaign, not only that the scrap yards have been converted into useful space and into beautiful gardens but generated significant amount of revenue as well. Efforts are being made to segregate different types of wastes generated in the production and disposing them in proper manner and these measures are in line with those suggested in ISO Management Standards for achieving the continual improvement.
Special Campaigns have been taken-up as a part of Swachhata Pakhawada during 16 to 28 February 2019. Also, Swacchata activities have also been taken up at Atomic Energy Central Schools (AECS), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and DAE Colony.
In order to create awareness on Swacchata amongst the AECS students, several competitions such as Slogans, paintings & essay on Swacchata were also conducted besides cleaning thesurroundings. Other awareness programmes conducted towards achieving quantum jump in the successful implementation of the SWA or SWM include rally by students in DAE Colony displaying the placards, organization of street play Fancy dress competition for primary students on the theme 'cleaning materials', organization of "Say no Plastic" by AECS, organization of Donate a plant / plant a tree campaign by the residents at DAE Colony and organization of competition for students & residents on writing and composing a song/poem on Swacchata.
NFC implemented Swacchata programme inside NFC for cleaning the surroundings besides conducting essay writing competitions and administering pledge on cleanliness. Competition for students and residents on writing and composing a song / poem on Swachhta was organised.
Similarly, Zirconium Complex, a unit of NFC at Pazhayakayal, Tuticorin has also taken up Swacchata programmes including cleaning of the plant surroundings and also lecture on Swacchata was organized at Kosalram High School, Muthiapuram, Tuticorin.