National Cadet Corps (NCC) has undertaken a pan-India Mega Pollution Awareness Pakhwada (fortnight) from July 01-11 2019. The pakhwada aims to sensitise people against various kinds of pollution and their effects.
It aims to mobilise all NCC cadets spread across 17 different directorates covering all districts of the country in this civic awareness campaign. The problems of air, water, soil/coastal and noise pollution will be addressed in eleven-day long campaign.
As part of the mega drive, all Directorates will conduct various activities like lectures, seminars, awareness rallies, cycle rallies, nukkad nataks, quizes & pledge taking ceremonies involving the NCC cadets. The pakhwada will culminate with theme-based programmes in various locations on Jul 11, 2019 coinciding with World Pollution Day.