CT Group of Institutions organises a Cleanup drive at Bus Stand

  • Around 200 students collected waste including plastic bags, plastic fragments, glass bottles and other miscellaneous items from the bus stand arena
  • People were motivated to put the garbage into the bins, students themselves installed the bins at the platforms
Jalandhar 23 September (Gurkirat Singh)- “Cleanliness may be defined to be the emblem of purity of mind,” keeping this thing in mind, CT Group of Institutions organised a cleanliness Campaign at Jalandhar city Bus Stand on Friday. The students of CT Institute of Hotel Management (CTIHM) & CT Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (CTIHM&CT) organised this mass clean up drive. The drive saw the participation of around 200 passionate students who were carrying their cleaning kits and dressed up in their Housekeeping uniforms. The students were provided with masks, gloves and a broom stick to clear up the trash. The students started the cleanliness process from 9.00 A.M. with scrubbers, cobweb cleaners, Brooms in their hands. They cleaned platforms of bus and the pathways. Students motivated the people to put garbage into the trash bins only for that they themselves installed the bins at the platforms. Sh. Parneet Singh Minhas (General Manager, Punjab Roadways, Jalandhar 1) was the Chief Guest of the drive, he motivated the city residents for cleanliness and healthy life. Mr. Manbir Singh (Managing Director, CT Group) and Dr. Bharat Kapoor (Principal, CTIHM) also marked their presence to support the step taken by the students in the general interest of society. Sh. Parneet Singh Minhas (General Manager, Punjab Roadways, Jalandhar 1) said, “Most of the people use buses for their commuting purposes. The footfall at our bus stand is very high as we all believe that First Impression is the last impression so we should make efforts to keep it clean and hygienic.” Dr. Bharat Kapoor (Principal, CTIHM) said that Our mission from now on is to continue having such programs so that cleanliness becomes a primary objective of each and every citizen of our great country. This cleaning Drive will certainly become a learning experience for the passengers and other people who dump wastes at public places. Earlier, the drive was held at City Railway Station. Mr. Manbir Singh (Managing Director, CT Group) appreciated the efforts by the officers of Jalandhar Bus Stand and students of CTIHM & CTIHM&CT. He said, “Everybody should follow the cleanliness in order to lead their life in the best way. Students have taken an initiative to bring change in the society, everybody should also do so.”
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