A cleanliness campaign was conducted by ICAR-CIFRI at Sagar Island, Sunderban on 16th September, 2016. The programme was organized at Ramkar K.M. Samabay Pre-Primary School, Khanshaheb Abad to sensitize the school children and their parents, regarding the importance of cleanliness in day to day life. The programme was started with an introductory lecture by Dr. Archana Sinha, Principal Scientist, CIFRI on 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'. Dr. Aparna Roy, Scientist, CIFRI conducted an interactive session with the children and with their parents and also aware them about the initiatives are taken by the Government as well as ICAR regarding 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'.
Some Soaps/hand washes were given to the Principal of the School for making campaign more effective among the school children. A cleanliness rally with the people of Khanshaheb Abad village was also organized to aware all the villagers of Sagar Island about Swachhata Abhiyan. In fact, the campaign organized by ICAR-CIFRI was a step towards cleanliness in the tribal villages of Sagar Island, Sunderbans.