Balasore: In a bid to promote and generate cleanliness, the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur has undertaken a series of programmes under ambitious Swachhata Hi Seva.
The employees and support staff, besides holding a silent march carrying placard, also staged an informative street play on Saturday.
With broom and bleaching powder, while the staff members cleaned the streets, it drew a great appreciation all around.
Director ITR Dr BK Das said, “Although everyone carries an impression on us that the ITR carries out missile tests, but, in fact, we go beyond. We are committed to the society and have a great concern for the environment. Despite our hectic schedule, missile programmes to respond towards the social cause.”
“The showcasing of clean Baleswar hopefully would trigger inspiration and attract involvement of more and more people towards this noble cause. Further, we have a plan to conduct more competitions, including speech, poster, slogan and painting among ITR fraternity,” Das added.
In order to spread awareness among children, the scientists and staff went to a number of schools and delivered an address to the students towards the clean mission.