Ujjain : The Green Simhastha dream of the government seems to be working as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation recently met with the Simhastha Fair Authorities, for contributing in the upcoming Simhastha.
The representatives of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation had met with the SFA recently and expressed their willingness to contribute for cleanliness and hygiene during the Simhastha Mela. A meeting with the foundation officers has been called by the SFA next week to finalise the proposal. The organisations are willing to contribute to the cleanliness activity and spread awareness on the issues. The SFA informed them about all the activities being carried out under the Green Simhastha campaign. Deputy Fair officer SS Rawat said that they have provided them ideas of the works we are doing for sanitation keeping the Simhastha fair. They will identify the scope of work for themselves and come back to them. The administration will help them to carry out their work during the fair, he added.
The officials from the organizations were also briefed about the various organisations that are pitching in for sanitation during the fair, besides the activities being carried out by the administration through various social welfare and self governing bodies in the city. The Foundation will emphasise on mass awareness along with the provision of facilities for cleanliness. The organisation will work on raising awareness during the Simhastha fair and take the message to the people who will be coming to the holy city during the Simhastha fair. The organisation is willing to contribute to the cleanliness activity and spread awareness on the issues. The organisation had provided bins and logistics for sanitation during the recently concluded Kumbh Fair of Nashik.