Ramakrishna Mission, Mangaluru (Mangalore) is continuing the cleanliness drives every Sunday in different areas of Mangalore. The cleanliness drive is comprised of about 40 groups in different parts of Mangalore, each comprising more than 50 members, carrying on the cleanliness drive on one Sunday every month for 10 consecutive months. Reports from few places are given here :
Mulihithlu – Members of Amba Maheshwari Bhajana Mandir group took up the cleanliness drive at Mulhithlu surroundings. Swami Chidambaranandaji of Ramakrishna Math, Mangalore and Sri Seetharam of Bhanjana Mandir jointly flagged off the drive. The group took up the cleanliness drive from 7.30 am to 9.30 am under the guidance of Sri Umanath Kotekar.
Jeppu – Members of Nivedita Balaga carried out the cleanliness drive in Jeppu market area. Dr. Dileep Kumar, Principal of Sri Devi Engineering College flagged off the drive. The group was guided by Smt. Vijayalakshmi.
Karavali Maidan – The members of group, “Team Vivek” under the guidance of Captain Ganesh Karnik carried out the cleanliness drive in front of Karavali Maidan. Swami Dharmavratanandaji of Mangalore Ramakrishna Mission flagged off the drive at 8 am.
Car Street – Students of Govt. First Grade College, Car Street carried out the cleanliness drive at car street. Capt. Ganesh Karnik, MLC & Sri Rajashekar Hebbar, Principal, GFGC car street jointly flagged off the drive at 7.30 am. The team cleaned car street in the 2 hours’ drive under the guidance of Sri Dilraj Alva.
Kudroli – The team of Sri Paramajoythi Manava Seva Smaiti took up the cleanliness drive in Kudroli area. The students of Sri Narayana Guru College too joined the Abhiyan. Swami Dharmavratanandaji & Sri Manohar Prabhu jointly flagged off the drive.
Chilimbi – Resident students of Backward class Girls’ Hostel & Minority Girl’s hostel in two teams carried out the cleanliness drives in Chilimbi area. Sri Rajaneesh, Corporator, MCC and Sri Suresh Shetty flagged off the drive. The group carried out the cleanliness drives under the guidance of Professor K B Mahesh from 7.30 am to 9.30 am.
Morgans Gate – Residents of Bhagini Samaj carried out the cleanliness drive in Morgan’s gate area under the guidance of Smt. Ratna Alva from 7.30 am to 9.30 am.
Konchady – Derebail – Friends of Konchady Friends Circle carried out the Swacchata Abhiyan inspired by Ramakrishna Mission from 7.30 am for 2 hours. Sri Jagadish Shetty flagged off the drive. Swami Ekagamyanandaji was present at the venue.
Kalladka – Inspired by Ramakrishna Mission, Swacch Bharath Nirmana Sangha & Sri Rama Vidya Kendra carried out “Swacch Gram” – monthly cleanliness drive. Swami Ekagamyanandaji of Ramakrishna Mission launched the drive. Dr. Prabhakar Bhat, Sri Narayan Somayaji, Sri Vasanth Madhav, Principal Krishanprasad and Sri Ramesh Nayak were present. Swami Ekagmyanandaji briefed them about the Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan. After the stage programme, cleaning work was carried out in Kalladka.
Nitte Education Trust & MRPL are patronizing this 3rd phase of Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan.