As per the directives
of Government of India, the ‘Swachhta Pakhwada” activities are being
executed on priority basis by V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust.
As per the scheduled Swachh Pakhwada Action Plan, today, on 20.03.2017,
color washing and paintings of residential buildings and structures of
Harbour Estate were carried out as per the colour code to ensure healthy
environment. Signage boards and posters have also been placed in areas
of waste generation and handling. Action has also been taken to clean
and repair the drainage systems available in the Port operational areas
and Residential areas. In the wharf area cleaning works have been done
in the berth VOC Wharf, Transit sheds and Warehouse – I. So as to create
awareness on ‘Swachh Bharat’, slogan contest was also conducted among
the employees of the Port.
Today, a delegation from Quality Council of India, New Delhi made a
visit to V.O.Chidambaranar Port to identify the requirements of Swachh
Bharat Mission with respect to Major Ports of India.
The Delegation held discussion with Shri S. Naratajan, Deputy Chairman
and Senior Officers of the Port. They also visited the Port estate,
operational areas and various functional offices of the Port. The
delegation would carry out assessment on awareness and effectiveness of
the Swachh Bharat initiative taken by the Port and would submit the
report to the Ministry of Shipping, New Delhi.