IMPHAL: Under the initiative of the ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports government of India, the Nehru Yuva Kendra (NYK) Thoubal had organized a tree plantation and sanitation drive on Tuesday in continuation with Gandagi Mukh Bharat (GMB) campaign- a special week long for swachhta from 8th to 15th August 2020.
In a press release NYK, Thoubal district youth coordinator Michael Thangminlien Mate had stated that after the inauguration of Rashtriya Swachhta Kendra(RSK) at Gandhi Darshan, Delhi the department of drinking water and sanitation, ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India had launched a GMB a special week long campaign for swachhta.
As part of this campaign, NYK Sangathan, ministry of youth affairs and sports government of India, in collaboration with the NYKS affiliated youth clubs has carried out various activities related to Swachhta as per the day wise schedule made.
NYK, Thoubal had collaborated with Kshetri Leikai Rising Club, Khsetri Leikai had kicked off the GMB campaign with a social service camp to collect and segregate single use plastic on 9th August 2020 and was followed up with Shramdan on 10th August to whitewash/clean public buildings.
On 11th August, NYK Thoubal had collaborated with Athokpam Welfare Club (AWC) and District Library cum Youth Centre (DLCYC), Athokpam undertook Tree Plantation and Sanitation Drive at Athokpam.
Also, it further added that online painting and essay competition on SBM theme, wall painting and more cleanliness drives will be conducted in the coming days till August 15, 2020.