The valedictory programme of Swachhta Pakhwada 2022 was held on 30 December 2022 at ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research (Headquarters), Kozhikode. The fortnight celebration of Swachhta Pakhwada (16 to 31 December 2022) was enriched with diverse activities like cleanliness drives, competitions for school students, awareness programmes, visit to the adopted village under Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav, establishing kitchen garden etc., During the occasion, Dr. R. Dinesh, Director of the Institute, emphasized on the importance of cleanliness drives and the need to implement such programmes in a sustainable manner. Dr. Sharon, Aravind, Member Secretary, Swachhta Committee presented a brief report on the activities undertaken during the Swachhta fortnight. The Director distributed prizes to the winners of various competitions held as a part of cleanliness fortnight.
The valedictory programme of Swachhta Pakhwada 2022 was also organized at ICAR-IISR, in which Dr. S. J. Ankegowda, Head,
Similarly, the staff of ICAR-IISR Experimental Farm and ICAR-IISR Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Peruvannamuzhi also organized the valedictory programmes which was followed by establishment of terrace garden and wick system of irrigation for vegetables like okra, amaranthus, brinjal and chilli.