EASTERN RAILWAY OBSERVED SWACHH NEER (CLEAN WATER) DIWAS ON THE OCCASION OF SWACHHTA PAKHWARA
Kolkata, 27 September 2023:
The Swachhta Pakhwara programme commenced on 16.09.2023 and will culminate on Gandhi Jayanti i.e. 02.10.2023. On the 11th day i.e., 26.09.2023 of Swachhta Pakhwara, ‘Swachh Neer (Clean Water) Diwas’ was observed all over Eastern Railway through various programmes and activities.
The 11th day of the Swachhta Pakhwada is designated as ‘Swachh Neer (Clean Water) Diwas’ for inspection of water installation, water taps, water sample checking, cleaning of drinking water tap area, stacking hydrant pipe at coach water filling point, competency certificate of water testing, vending machine, water cooler, etc.
On the 11th day of Swachhta Pakhwada, four Divisions of Eastern Railway viz. Howrah, Sealdah, Asansol, Malda conducted intensive inspection of water installation, water taps, bottled water with sample checking at stations, trains, and water vending stalls, Stacking of Hydrant pipe, Cleanliness of water storage tank, inspection of Packaged Drinking Water at various stations over Eastern Railway. The intensive inspection was also conducted at water installation in offices, Railway colonies, Railway Hospital/ Health Units, and Railway Schools to ensure the availability of water-tasting kits and chemicals around the clock. Eastern Railway Workshops also carried out the inspections on the day of ‘Swachh Neer (Clean Water) Diwas’ on the occasion of Swachhta Pakhwada.