newznew (S A S Nagar) : Taking forward Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Mission, Fortis Hospital Mohali organized a major cleanliness activity at Mohali Railway Station, in association with the Railways Officials. The event was led by COO (North & East), Fortis Healthcare Ltd, Ashish Bhatia.
The event saw participation from over 100 members of the hospital which included senior members of the management, clinicians and nursing staff who spread out to send out a strong message of social consciousness and to emphasize on the responsibility of citizens in keeping the environment clean.
Fortis Mohali also maintains one rotary in Chandigarh, besides the green belt adjoining to the hospital, as part of its CSR programme. The hospital’s efforts have been recognized consistently during the Rose Festival, with the roundabout in Sector 4-Chandigarh, winning prizes in competitions held annually.
Ashish Bhatia, COO (North & East), Fortis Healthcare Ltd., said, “As a leading healthcare provider, we firmly believe in a cleaner, greener and more sustainable environment-not only for a healthier today, but healthier and happier tomorrow as well. Keeping our cities clean and hygienic can help us fight communicable diseases and continue to keep our environment healthy. We firmly support the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, a national campaign by the Government of India for a cleaner and greener India and to fulfill the dream of our Father of the Nation to clean India by educating the citizens to work hand in hand for the mission.”
Mr Abhijit Singh, Facility Director, Fortis Mohali, said, “It is not just the responsibility of the administration and government to ensure hygiene and cleanliness; it is also equally the responsibility of each one of us. This is the start of a sustained effort and will continue for the benefit of the community and health. A clean environment promotes good health and we are seeking help from the community to support and sustain this cleanliness drive.”
Fortis thanked the Railways officials for their support in organizing this cleanliness drive and assured all future help to sustain this campaign.