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BEML Limited,being a socially responsible business entity has undertaken various initiatives at its Corporate Office and all its Manufacturing Complexes,Townships and Schools to contribute to the realization of the dream of Our Father of the Nation for a ‘Clean India' through the Swachh Bharat Campaign with active participation of employees.Swachh Bharat Mission launched with the goal of transforming urban India to totally sanitized, healthy and livable cities and towns is being relentlessly pursued by the Company focusing on spreading awareness of the campaign and taking active measures on waste management, provision and cleanliness of public toilets etc.

The Swachh Bharat initiative was launched with activities like pledge taking and conducting public awareness programmes on cleanliness and environment protection such as walkathons, skit/street play to create awareness on cleaning surroundings etc. All employees have taken a pledge to devote 100 hours in a year as ‘Shramadaan’ to ensure cleanliness of the work area & surroundings. Various training programmes on waste management, need and significance of cleanliness have been conducted as part of the initiative. Construction of toilets, bio-gas units for utilization of organic waste and vermi-compost bins, painting of buildings, extensive cleaning of production hangars, high standard of house-keeping, renovation of toilets, fogging and eradication of mosquito menace etc., are being undertaken. Separate bins for collection of dry / wet waste, paper, plastic etc are kept at required places to ensure segregation of waste.

BEML has constructed 9 new toilets at 6 Government schools in Bangalore, 5 toilets in 2 Government schools in KGF and 8 toilets under Swachh Vidyalaya Abhyan at BEML adopted village Ajjapalli near KGF. BEML Limited adopted Ajjapalli Village during the year 2015-16, under sustainable Rural Development plan. Company identified and adopted the village in Kolar District with an aim to contribute to its overall development and has undertaken various activities like Construction of Toilet Blocks, Bore Well- Drinking water facilities, Health, Hygiene and sanitation, Solar lighting, conduct of awareness programmes on cleanliness etc.

The First, Second & Third anniversary of Swachh Bharat Abhyaan was celebrated throughout the organization as ‘Swachh Bharat Diwas’ on 2nd October, coinciding with ‘Gandhi Jayanthi’ in the year 2015, 2016 & 2017. Various programmes like oath taking, cleaning drives, planting and distribution of tree saplings were organized across the Company to re-affirm the commitment and dedication towards the national objective of ‘Clean India’

‘Swachhta Pakhwada’ was observed all over BEML from 16th August to 31st August, 2018. Various events/activities are conduct during fortnight at Divisions / Complexes & Offices of BEML Limited.

The day-wise details of the activities / events carried out during the fortnight is as follows :

  • Day 1: The Swachhta Pakhwada started with oath taking ceremony across the company by all the executives and employees. All the Employees / Executives committed towards working for Clean India. Banners were displayed across the Divisions / Complexes & Offices. March past was organized at the Divisions / Complexes to create awareness of Swachhta Pakhwada.
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  • Day 2: Cleanness drive was under taken at BEML Soudha. Scrap materials from the factory premises were collected, segregated into organic waste, recyclable waste and stored in the salvage yard for disposal.
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  • Day 3: Organic waste was segregated and the same was converted to manure to be used in the gardens at Corporate Office. Recyclable waste, electronic waste was segregated and stored in organized manner for disposal at Corporate Office. The Divisions / Complexes undertook cleanliness drives in public places.
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  • Day 4: Painting & Drawing competition on “What will I do for Swachh Bharat” was held for Executives / Employees’ Spouse & Children at Corporate Office. Cleanliness drive in Townships, Office premises, Creating awareness about segregation of Organic & recyclable waste was carried out at the Divisions / Complexes.
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  • Day 5: On day five, weeding out of files, office equipments were carried out at Corporate Office and the same were sent to the scrap yard at Bangalore Complex.Cleanliness drive in administrative offices, surrounding areas, weeding out old files & Office equipment was carried out at Divisions / Complexes.
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  • Day 6: Tree saplings were planted / distributed at all the Divisions / Complexes.
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  • Day 7: Fogging was carried out to eradicate mosquito menace at Corporate Office. Painting & Slogan writing competition on the subject of ‘What will you do to achieve Swachh Bharat Goal’ for the children of the employees / officers was organized across all the Divisions / Complexes.
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  • Day 8: Cleaning of rank vegetation was carried out in BEML Soudha. At the Divisions / Complexes, Seminar on importance of cleanliness in daily life was held.
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  • Day 9: Fumigation was done in the factory premises and township area for eradication of mosquitoes and other insects at Divisions / Complexes.
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  • Day 10: Special Cleanliness drive of toilets was done at BEML Soudha. Drainage system in and around the factory premises, townships etc was cleaned at Divisions / Complexes.
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  • Day 11: Essay writing / Slogan writing competition was held on 26.08.2018, for the Executives / Employees’ children & spouse at Corporate Office & Division / Complexes. The Children & Employees / Executives’ Spouses participated and showed their commitment for clean India.
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  • Day 12: Seminar on cleanliness was conducted at Corporate Office. Executives / Employees planted tree saplings across the Divisions / Complexes for a clean & green environment.
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  • Day 13: Tree saplings were planted at Corporate Office for a clean & green environment. Awareness was also created on the importance of cleanliness and the benefits of green environment through plantation of saplings. The toilets within the factory premises were cleaned extensively across all the Divisions / Complexes.
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  • Day 14: Mini Marathon was organized at the Divisions / Complexes to spread the message of cleanliness. Executives / Employees, School children participated in the marathon.
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  • Day 15: The Concluding ceremony of the ‘Swachhta Pakhwada’ was held at Corporate Office & Divisions / Complexes. Prizes were distributed for the winners of the competitions.
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“SWACHHTA HI SEVA (SHS)” Campaign at Corporate Office from 15th September 2018 to 2nd October 2018

As a precursor to the launch of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and in run up to 4th Anniversary of Swachh Bharat Mission, the Company has observed “Swachhta Hi Seva (SHS)” from 15th September 2018 to 2nd October 2018 towards accelerating realization of vision of Clean India. The two week long campaign culminated with the celebration of Gandhi Jayanthi on 2nd October 2018.

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The Company is committed towards realizing Gandhiji’s dream of Clean India by 2019. All efforts are being done for creating awareness among employees & its communities. BEML will continue to strive towards achieving the goals of ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’.