LUCKNOW (Metro Rail News): “On the 151st Birth Commemoration of Mahatma Gandhi, Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) gave a special tribute to him by conducting a series of activities in his memory under supervision of Shri. Kumar Keshav, Managing Director, Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited“, it said in a statement.
The officials and staff of UPMRC were divided into different groups and reached the Metro stations at 10:00 AM to start this mission. They started the cleanliness drive for keeping Lucknow Metro a clean and green mode of Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) for the Lucknowites. On this occasion Shri. Kumar Keshav, Managing Director, Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation started the drive at the surrounding premises of Badshah Nagar Metro Station and appealed the costermongers to support Lucknow Metro in this drive and asked them to keep a dustbin along their cart to avoid the garbage thrown by their customers on the street.
“We must inculcate this habit of cleanliness in our daily affairs to ensure and retain world-class cleanliness standards at our Metro premises and surroundings. In this pandemic situation, we need to give more attention to the cleanliness, which is next to godliness”, Mr Keshav said.
“Lucknow Metro also conducted a series of activities like games for the housekeeping personnel and activities related to children which include reciting poems, dance, fancy dress, and views on the vision of Mahatma Gandhi. The winners of these activities were awarded by the Managing Director/UPMRC at Sachivalaya Metro Station. These activities form a part of Lucknow Metro’s clean & green initiative for the city wherein UPMRC has planned to provide an environmentally friendly mass rapid transport for the public from the first day of its inception”, a statement read.