Ramakrishna Mission, Mangaluru, had organised Swachhanjali – Swacchata Hi Seva — Massive Plogging Drive (combination of jogging and picking up litter) on Sunday, the 1st October 2023 heeding to the call given by Hon’able Prime Minister in association with Mangalore City Corporation, Mangalore Refineries & Petrochemicals Limited and several other institutions. This also marked the launching of Swacch Mangaluru Abhiyan 2.0 which involves occasional cleanliness drives, Swacch Manas – awareness programmes in schools and colleges, door-to-door awareness drives on segregation of waste, and city beautification drives.
About 800 youths from different educational institutions, and wellwishers participated in the event. After the inaugural programme, the participants went out plogging in different areas of Mangalore City in groups. They were all given certificates and served breakfast in the Ashrama.