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Swachh Bharat Cleanliness Drive Begins in Kerala

State Minister for Health and Social Justice K K Shailaja inaugurated the drive by cleaning the premises of the state secretariat here

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THIRUVANATHPURAM, June 13: As part of Swachh Bharat Mission, a two week-long cleanliness drive began at government offices and autonomous institutions in Kerala today.

State Minister for Health and Social Justice K K Shailaja inaugurated the drive by cleaning the premises of the state secretariat here.

The minister also read out a cleanliness pledge to officials.

A number of officials including the general administration secretary K R Jyothilal took part in the function.

The Union urban development ministry had recently sent a letter to the state general administration department seeking implementing waste recycling system in all government institutions in the state to ensure scientific waste management.

The letter also asked authorities to ensure cleanliness of surroundings and roof-tops of offices.

-PTI