NewZNew (Chandigarh) : Concluding the National Volunteering Week with thumping success, CII’s Young Indians (Yi) Chandigarh Tricity Chapter in partnership with India@75 Foundation motivated its Net students to clean the Rock Garden here today. The objective was to clean the national heritage “Rock Garden” and give a strong message to people to stop littering at the main Tourist attraction of Chandigarh. Around 250 students participated in this huge drive and cleaned phase 3 area with the help of brooms and other cleaning materials. Students from Ashiana Public School, St Johns School, St Soldiers School, RIMT World School, Stepping Stones and Guru Teg Bahadur Public School participated at the cleanliness drive.
A photography competition on the theme ‘Swachh Bharat’ & signature campaign to keep our city clean was also held. Aarav Bedi from Ashiana School was declared as Winner by live voting by the participating students.
Mr Amit Chugh, Co-Chair, Yi Chandigarh Tricity Chapter said “Through this cleanliness drive at Rock Garden, the aim is to make the students and visitors aware about maintaining cleanliness at heritage places like Rock Garden. At Yi, we aim to build a platform for people from all walks of life to connect, interact and help to execute the vision we forsee, the goals we plan to achieve and most importantly, the impact we envisage to create. The drive is also motivated by Swachh Bharat Abhiyan initiated by our Hon’ble Prime Minister.”
On the success of initiative Ms Priya Malik, Chair Marketing and Branding, Yi Chandigarh Tricity Chapter shared “The objective of this great initiative is to impact minds and morals of children for a better India. Hence, students pledged to keep city clean through signature campaign. I am sure the drive will impact thousands of people who visit here and cleanliness will be maintained in Chandigarh’s pride “Rock Garden”.