Kolkata: The Swachhta Pakhwara programme started on 16th September and will continue upto 2nd October. On the ninth & tenth day of Swachhta Pakhwara, ‘Swachh Ahar Diwas’ was observed all over Eastern Railway through various programmes and activities.
The 9th & 10th days of the Swachhta Pakhwada designated as ‘Swachh Ahar Diwas’ for intensive cleaning of pantry car, canteen, food stalls in and around station premises, utensils, store area, food vendors and passengers feedback of cleanliness & hygiene maintained by pantry car staff and propagating awareness on cleanliness & hygiene among pantry car staff and inspection by the teams of officers.
On the 9th day of Swachhta Pakhwada, four Divisions of Eastern Railway viz. Howrah, Sealdah, Asansol and Malda conducted intensive cleaning of pantry cars of various important trains, canteens with utensils of the trains, food stalls in & around station premises, base kitchens of stations etc.
On the 10th day of Swachhta Pakhwada, thorough inspection was conducted at Pantry cars of various trains by a team of officers & staffs, propagated awareness cleanliness & hygiene among Pantry Car staffs. Utensils of pantry cars, food stuffs and its store area, base kitchen & its store area, medical fitness of pantry car staff for cleanliness and hygiene to ensure better hygienic food to be served to the passenger. Passenger feedback were also taken on cleanliness & hygiene maintained by pantry car staffs.