22 July 2018
Taking ahead the legacy and responding to the Nation’s call , Bunge India & Rajpura Wholesale & Retail Traders Association carried out massive cleanliness drive at Jawahar market area. The initiative was organized under the aegis of Traders Association and was wholeheartedly supported by Bunge India, manufacturers of Gagan Refined Oils and Gagan Vanaspati Ghee.
The cleanliness drive under the banner, ‘Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan’ began at 8:30am, as enthusiastic group members hand-picked waste, bottles, plastic, pieces of broken glass etc to clear the area. The group included Area Sales Head Rohit Kapoor & his sales team members across Punjab, Sh Om Prakash, Balwinder Singh & Sanjay from M/s Ditturam Om Prakash Distributors for Bunge India here at Rajpura & Surinder Mukhi-Chairman ,Sunil Utreja ,Suresh Bhateja ,Manmohan Sachdeva General Secretary Vypar Mandal Rajpura & other members of the of the Traders Association alongwith Senior functionaries .
Speaking on the occasion Dr Prashant Mohan, Marketing Head, Bunge India said that the company has been organizing such initiatives under its CSR program and Grain Market / Wholesale Market areas have already been covered at places like Chandigarh, Patiala, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Amritsar, Panipat, Yamunanagar, Ambala City & Ambala Cantt.
Upendra Ojha General Manager Bunge Indiasaid that, “in future too Bunge India will continue to associate with various market associations in the cities to do similar activities. He added that the Clean India campaign is inspired by our patriotism & everyone should ensure to participate, if each of us in our own conduct, include hygiene, then only a city, but also the district, state, country will be easy to clean.
More than 100 people participated in the drive. Members of the association took the pledge to keep Market area clean and green, more than 30 carts of garbage were disposed off. It was decided to carry out sanitation surveys from time to time. A Panel Discussion on Environment and Swachhata March / Rally and a plethora of co-curricular activities were organized to mark the occasion. Many key decisions were taken to keep this mission going in order to give market a complete clean look and make it a habit. The local shopkeepers enthusiastically participated and vowed to keep their respective areas clean.