To commemorate 61 years of Indo-Japan friendship, the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is holding a mega cleanliness drive in the city from August 25 to 28 under the aegis of Kyoto (Japan).
The municipal administration has appealed to educational institutions, companies, NGOs, commercial establishments and common citizens to spare one-hour daily to clean their surroundings on these days.
Masashi Yoshino, Yukari Nakamoto and Mika Kitajima from Japan, along with coordinator Chaitanya Bhandare, today called on mayor Kala Ozha and acting municipal commissioner G B Maware and held discussions in this regard. The delegates also visited some schools and urged to them to participate in the mega cleanliness drive.
The cleanliness drive would start at 10 am on August 25 with a siren, AMC officials said while appealing civic committee officials, corporators, government offices, schools, colleges, NGOs, social organisations, housing societies, self-help groups, factories, private medical practioners, small and big businessmen to spare their valuable one hour daily for cleaning their surroundings.
Meanwhile, citizens wanting to help the officials in this mega drive can register their names with their respective ward offices.
Civic officials would hold a meeting in Ward-A office on August 22 at 12 pm, followed by Ward-C office in Old Mondha (August 22, at 3.30 pm), Ward-B and Ward-E offices near Cidco (August 23, at 12 noon and 3.30 pm), Ward-D and Ward-F offices August 24 (at 12 noon and 3.30 pm), added the sources. Educational institutions, companies, NGOs, commercial establishments and common citizens urged to spare one-hour daily to clean their surroundings during the four-day-long campaign