Ujjain: The cleanliness campaign took off in full swing in the city when 1500 students made a human chain in ward 17 on Monday to deliver the cleanliness message.
The programme organised jointly by Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) and Jwala Sansthan, was held in Alok Higher Secondary School ground. Mayor Meena Jonwal, UMC speaker Sonu Gehlot and corporator Mangilal Kadel administered the oath of cleanliness.
The mayor urged students and residents to give necessary feedback on the campaign by dialing 1969 and giving positive answers to questions asked. This work will continue till Wednesday. Gehlot also appealed to students to adopt cleanliness and support the UMC.
At the Nalanda academy, the mayor administered the cleanliness oath to 200 school students. She informed them of activities going on in the city for the cleanliness survey 2018. She asked students to dispose dry and wet waste separate bins and distributed cleanliness related comic magazines.
Absent officials given show cause notice
Additional commissioner Suresh Rewal took the absence of workers seriously and gave a show cause notice to workers who were found to be absent. Various officers have been appointed by Commissioner Municipal Corporation Vijay Kumar J, to check cleanliness arrangements, presence of workers and inspection of public toilets in 54 wards of the city. Their attendance is is being taken every day by the control room. Rewal took the attendance of these workers on Monday and the eight workers who were found to be absent were given show cause notice.