Border Security Force ( BSF ) Meghalaya Frontier has initiated a SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAN Campaign on 20th June’2018 all along the International border of Meghalaya as well as its Headquarters at Umpling Campus (Shillong), Sector Headquarters/Battalions Location at Dobasipara/Dhanakgre(Tura), and Mawpat (Shillong)
In a joint effort to keep the environment clean Border Guard Bangladesh also joined hands with BSF in cleanliness drive in border areas.
BGB officers and troops alongwith BSF and local border population participated in the `Swacchata Abhiyan’ at Borhills areas.
After the drive, an informal meeting held between Inspector General BSF Meghalaya Frontier, L Mohanti, and M Zahid Hasan, Region Comdr, BGB at Dawki.
Both the Commanders met informally before the formal IGLT which is scheduled during the month of July’2018.
Inspector General BSF conveyed his concern over issue of extraction of stones and sand from Piyang river which has caused concern of locals and BSF. Besides, other issues of Border Management were also discussed by both the Commanders.
U K Nayal, DIG/PRO is nominated as nodal officer for this campaign (Swachh Bharat Abhiyan), for Border Security Force Meghalaya. Under its Action Plan BSF carrying out cleanliness drive besides different activities like Systematic Waste Disposal Plan(Separation of Organic & Inorganic Waste), Community awareness for cleanliness in different border villages through distribution of Dust Bin/construction of public toilets/plastic less environment/Workshop on Bio-digester and minimizing of waster generation/Green & Clean Campus Competition/Hygiene.
Border Security Force, Senior Secondary School Umpling also carried out a series of awareness programmes and also participated in different activities like Painting, Drawing, Slogan, Creative writing, Essay writing during this Campaign Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
More such programmes will be conducted in coming days’ said U K Nayal, Nodal Officer, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Campaign BSF Meghalaya concluding cleaning drive at tourist places at border.