On the occasion of “Gandhi Jayanti” the Ministry of Jal Shakti and Ministry of Education, Govt. of India observed the ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ Campaign with active involvement of students, teachers and community to spread the message of cleanliness, sanitation and hygiene in the society. The campaign was celebrated by undertaking “Shramdaan ” activities through community participation as a “Jan Andolan”. 

Students of DPS RK Puram wholeheartedly participated in the Ministry directive and kickstarted its Cleanliness Drive of – “Ek Tareekh Ek Ghanta” on 01.10.2023 at 10:00 AM resulting in visible cleanliness in the areas adjoining the school campus. The drive was initiated with a short and invigorating speech by the Principal Ms. Padma Srinivasan, who emphasised the importance of cleanliness and the significance of Shramdaan. This was followed by a captivating ‘Nukkad Natak’ by the students underlining the principles through which Gandhi Ji led his life. The cleanliness drive saw more than a hundred students accompanied by the Principal, Vice Principals, Activity Coordinators, Class Representatives and Hostel Wardens target zones around the school that were not particularly clean, and ensured that all visible litter was collected, and discarded in appropriate bins. The students spread the message of Swachhata Hi Seva by giving Shramdaan through this morning activity.