MUMBAI: The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd (SCI) commenced ‘Swachhta Hi Sewa’ Abhiyan on 15th September, 2017, by administering Swachhta Pledge at its headquarters, all branch offices and at its Maritime Training Institute, Powai.
During the Abhiyan, SCI and its employees will rededicate their efforts for achieving a Swachh Bharat and contribute by undertaking cleanliness drives in and around SCI premises, on board SCI vessels and by supporting construction & maintenance of public toilets and school toilets. During the period, construction of 20 toilet(s) taken up by SCI at schools in Ajmer & Jhalawar district of Rajasthan will be completed. SCI also plans to take up project for constructing around 80 house hold toilets at Lakshadweep. For enhancing public awareness, SCI will be prominently displaying banners at its premises and on its website. Various competitions such as, speech, slogan, painting etc. and a skit will also be organized. Culmination of Abhiyan will be on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, 2nd October, 2017.
Under the guidance of Ministry of Shipping, Government of India, SCI has completed construction of around 35 school toilets and 30 public / community toilets. SCI has also completed renovation and maintenance of public toilet block(s) at Mumbai and New Delhi.