On 16.12.2020, the inaugural day of “Swachhta Pakhwada” all the ICAR-DCR, Puttur staffs were assembled at Administrative block for taking swachhta pledge. Dr. J. Dinakara Adiga (Nodal Officer, Swachh Bharat, ICAR-DCR, Puttur) has read-out the swachhta pledge and all the scientific, technical and supporting staffs of our directorate were taken the pledge by following him. The Nodal officer also briefed about the importance of cleanliness in our life and its impact on our society and environment. The date-wise action plan for the “Swachhta Pakhwada” to be conducted from 16.12.2020 to 31.12.2020 was instructed to all the staffs of our directorate. The banners representing Swachhta Pakhwada and Swachh Bharat were displayed at prominent places of our directorate.