Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) has launched ‘Swachh Himachal – Padhai bhi, Safai bhi’ campaign in Dharamsala.
With this unique campaign, HPCA became the first cricket association in the country to work towards Swatch Bharat Abhiyan initiated by the Union Government.
- The campaign aims at involving youth to promote good health and sanitation in urban and rural areas in the Himalayan state.
- Its objective is to showcase Himachal’s beauty as India’s cleanest and greenest state.
- Under it, the sport of cricket will be linked with Swatch Bharat Abhiyan and youth’s will be termed as Swatch Captain and teachers as Swatch Coach.
- They will start cleanliness drive with the help of students from universities, educational institutes and then in their local neighbourhood.