Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: PNB adopts two Varanasi ghats

With an intent to take forward Prime Minister Narendra Modi's resolve of a Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the Punjab National Bank here has adopted two ghats to keep it clean throughout the year.

PTI| Updated: Oct 13, 2014, 00:55 AM IST

Varanasi: With an intent to take forward Prime Minister Narendra Modi's resolve of a Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the Punjab National Bank here has adopted two ghats to keep it clean throughout the year.

"The Punjab National Bank has adopted 'Rewa ghat' and another 'Ganga Mahal ghat' on the banks of the river Ganga here to keep it clean throughout the year along with its beautification and maintenance of the structures," said DGM (circle head), Vivek Jha here.

"We began our cleanliness drive from our office on October 2 here, a day of call of PM Modi of making Swachh Bharat (Clean India) and today we cleaned these two ghats on bank of the Ganga river. All our officers and employees participated in this movement today," Jha said.

Jha said It was a matter of privilege for the PNB of adopting the Rewa and Ganga Mahal ghat of this ancient city.

"We are further planning on the works relating to the maintenance of its? structures, such as for its? repairs, paintings and others, besides most importantly keeping the historical structures intact," Jha said.