कृषि प्रौद्योगिकी अनुप्रयोग अनुसंधान संस्थान
Agricultural Technology
Application Research Institute

ICAR-ATARI, ZONE-X, HYDERABAD
(ISO 9001:2015)

Swachhta Pakwada


Swachhata Pakhwada was observed by 70 KVKs from 16-31 December 2019, marked by administering the pledge and explaining the importance of cleanliness to the staff. Each KVK chalked out detailed programme for action during the fortnight. The activities included awareness programmes, special lectures, cleaning of office and village premises, demonstrations on preparation of compost pit, use of biodegradable material, discouraging use of plastics, use of energy saving technologies etc. Sixty eight KVKs organized meetings to identify factors associated with creation of dirt/garbage with staff, municipal/civic authorities, gram panchayats, schools etc. Organized an awareness programme on single use plastic and Problematic weeds in agriculture as a part of Swachhta Pakhwada at KVKs involving students, farm women farmers were conducted in KVKs. Programme coordinators of KVKs also used All India Radio, community radio facilities for transmitting message of Swacch bharat

Following are the activities undertaken under Swachhta Pakhwada programme at ATARI-10, Zone Hyderabad KVKs of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.