VELLORE: Around 160 cadets from the Vellore 10 NCC battalion, in association with Vellore Corporation, cleaned the premises of the historical Vellore Fort on Thursday in response to PM Narendra Modi’s Clean India campaign. Led by Commanding Officer of the battalion Col Rajesh Kumar Nair, cadets from schools and colleges cleared bushes, cleaned litter and garbage from near the entrance of the Fort, the grounds, Jalakanteswarar temple, and the pathways around the Fort.
Battalion PRO K Raja said, the cadets interacted with visitors and people inside the Fort and explained to them about the Clean India campaign and urged them to keep their premises clean. The cadets took an oath in front of NCC officials to strive to work for the campaign throughout the year. Corporation Commissioner Janaki Raveendran, engineer Balasubramanian and Health Officer Vasanth Diwakar were present on the occasion.