On the occasion of sesquicentennial birthday celebrations of the Father of the Nation, Government of India launched a Programme “Swachh Bharath” (Clean India).
On 2nd October 2014, as part of this programme, Vijayawada Railway Division D.R.M Mr. Pradeep started an initiative of cleaning the areas surrounding Vijayawada Railway Station. Vijayawada Member of Parlialment Mr.K.Srinivasa Rao (Nani) participated in the programme as a chief guest.
Don Bosco Navajeevan (DBNJ) Children and Staff attended and participated in the Swachh Bharat programme to clean the railway station. They collectively cleaned Platform No.1, including the drinking water areas, dust bins, benches, setting an example for others. South Indian Shopping Mall – one of the biggest clothing store in South India sponsored customized T-Shirts for the participating DBNJ children.
DBNJ Asst Program Manager Mr.Malleswar Rao and Street Presence staff, Shelter staff and Children participated in the programme.