Under the ‘Swachta Hi Seva’ campaign, which started from September15, a road race to highlight the importance of cleanliness was held here today.
The road race organized by Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj in collaboration with Education Department was attended by 200 students from Government Higher secondary school Arin and Government High school Sumlar.
The race was flagged off by Assistant Commissioner Development Mohammad Jahangeer. District Panchayati Officer Nazir Ahmad Sofi and Chief Education Officer were also present on the occasion. The first and second positions went to Government Higher Secondary School Arin while as third place was bagged by High School Sumlar.
On the occasion, ACD Bandipora said the objective of the cleanliness race is to make awareness among the general public regarding Swachhta Pakwada (Swachhta Hi Seva).