Ap­parel In­dus­try sup­ports Gov­ern­ment's clean­li­ness drive Swach­hta Hi Sewa

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Sup­port­ing the Gov­ern­ment’s na­tion­wide ini­tia­tive of clean­li­ness drive un­der Swach­hta Hi Sewa cam­paign, In­dian ap­parel in­dus­try has also come for­ward for the ini­tia­tive. The Ap­parel Ex­port Pro­mo­tion

Coun­cil (AEPC) or­gan­ised one such pro­gramme, which saw the par­tic­i­pa­tion of Tex­tile Min­is­ter Sm­riti Irani be­sides lead­ing ap­parel ex­porters, and stu­dents of Ap­parel Train­ing and De­sign Cen­tre (ATDC), at Okhla (Delhi). Sm­riti Irani did Shram­daan by clean­ing garbage and mo­ti­vated oth­ers to make ‘clean­li­ness’ as a habit. “Par­tic­i­pa­tion of AEPC and the ap­parel in­dus­try is a clear mes­sage not only to this coun­try but to the world that

In­dia has re­solved to build a clean and healthy na­tion,” she said. HKL Magu, Chair­man, AEPC ad­min­is­tered, ‘Swach­hta pledge’ to heads of gar­ment in­dus­try as­so­ci­a­tions, in­dus­try mem­bers and the peo­ple present there. Har­ish Ahuja,

MD, Shahi Ex­ports; PMS

Up­pal, MD, Pee Em­pro Ex­ports; Viren­der Up­pal, MD, Richa Global; GS Madan, MD, Madan Trad­ing Com­pany; Lalit Thukral, Pres­i­dent, Noida Ap­parel Ex­port Clus­ter (NAEC); Narinder Chugh, Mil­lion Ex­porter; Anil Verma, Di­rec­tor, Monika Gar­ments with some more ex­porters were present on this oc­ca­sion.

HKL Magu told Ap­parel On­line that all of­fices of AEPC, ATDC Cen­tres across In­dia will run clean­li­ness drive for the next 15 days. “We have urged the ex­porters to sup­port this ini­tia­tive and spread aware­ness about clean­li­ness. Many gar­ment ex­port fac­to­ries are adopt­ing nearby ar­eas to make it clean,” he shared.

Dur­ing the event, ATDC stu­dents and the lo­cal youth were try­ing to take self­ies with Sm­riti Irani. The Min­is­ter asked them to leave their mo­biles and do Shram­daan. She also in­structed AEPC of­fi­cials to make sure that the streets where the Shram­daan took place, would re­main clean com­pletely in fu­ture.

Tex­tile Min­is­ter Sm­riti Irani with HKL Magu, Chair­man, AEPC, do­ing Shram­daan clean­li­ness un­derSwach­hta Hi Sewa cam­paign

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