Bathinda 8 July : Taking ahead the legacy and responding to the Nation’s call , Retail Kiryana Merchant’s Association ofBathinda carried out massive cleanliness drive today at Gandhi Market & Mohalla Teliyan Wala areas of Bathinda. The Abhiyyan was organized under the aegis of Retail Kiryana Merchant’s Association of Bathinda and this initiative was supported by Bunge India, manufacturers of Gagan Refined Oils and Gagan Vanaspati Ghee. Present on the occasion were Vishal Kumar, Area Sales Manager bathinda alongwith sales team members of Gagan from entire Punjab & President Retail Kiryana Merchant’s Association Om Parkash along with senior members of association & Ajay Bansal and Devinder Nath Bansal from M/s Kanshi Ram Som Chand Distributors for Bunge India here at Bathinda.
Speaking on the occasion Dr Prashant Mohan, Marketing Head, Bunge India said that the company has been organizing such initiatives under its CSR program and Grain Market/ Wholesale Market areas have already been covered at places like Patiala, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Nawanshar, Karnal, Hisar, Sonepat, Panipat, Yamunanagar, Ambala City & Ambala Cantt. In future too Bunge India will continue to associate with various market associations in the cities to do similar activities. He added that the Clean India campaign is inspired by our patriotism & everyone should ensure to participate, if each of us in our own conduct, include hygiene, then only a city, but also the district, state, country will be easy to clean.
More than 100 people participated in the drive. Members of the association took the pledge to keep Market clean and green; more than 30 carts of garbage were disposed off. It was decided to carry out sanitation surveys from time to time. A Panel Discussion on Environment and Swachhata March / Rally and a plethora of co-curricular activities were organized to mark the occasion. Many key decisions were taken to keep this mission going in order to give market a complete clean look and make it a habit.