Amar Singh College Conducts Two Day Cleanliness Drive under Athwass Initiative

Srinagar April:(KNS)   The NSS volunteers and NCC cadets of Amar Singh College participated in the Two-Day Dal lake Cleanliness drive under the Initiative. ‘Athwass’ initiative is a unique partnership between citizens and authorities for the rejuvenation of Srinagar’s iconic Dal Lake which was flagged off by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on 9th April, 2022.

A group of as many as 50 students accompanied by Dr. Jamsheda Akhtar, Assistant Professor, Urdu participated in the two day programme as per the schedule framed by J&K Higher Education Department. 

Principal of the college, Prof. Bashir Ahmad Rather and Secretary Sports, Cluster University Srinagar, Prof. Tariq Ashai appreciated the efforts of the students and faculty members associated with the programme. The programme was coordinated by NSS programme officer, Dr. Syed Ishfaq Manzoor and Associate NCC Officer, Dr. Syed Mutahar Aaqib.

Prof. Bashir Ahmad Rather enjoined upon the volunteers and cadets to devout their time and efforts for the cleanliness of the water bodies and their surroundings. He further added that it is the collective responsibility of both the people and the government to conserve lakes, which are an intrinsic part of the ecosystem.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Jamsheda Akhtar, Co-Coordinator of the programme said that it is the duty of all the people to come forward and help in cleaning of Dal lake and added that with the active participation of people the Dal Lake can be restored to its past glory. (KNS)


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