New Delhi, June 17, 2015: Lending support to the Government’s efforts to promote cleanliness through the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan’, GAIL (India) Limited, the country’s premier natural gas company, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to voluntarily provide civic services such as sweeping, cleaning and upkeep in Bhikaiji Cama Place where the GAIL Corporate Office is located.
The MoU was signed by Shri C. Uday Kumar, Dy. Commissioner, SDMC and Shri Amit Ray, Executive Director (HR & HRD), GAIL in the presence of senior officials of SDMC and GAIL.
As per the MoU, GAIL will be responsible for the civic services in about 14,000 sq.m. in Bhikaiji Cama Place in south Delhi, including sweeping, cleaning, upkeep of footpaths, lanes and streets in the area. It would also deploy Safai Karmacharis for sweeping work and place bins for collection and transport of garbage, silt, etc. to nearby designated dhalao by SDMC.
GAIL employees have been regularly participating in cleanliness drives across the country for atleast two hours every week since the commencement of the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan’ last year.