LANJIGARH (Orissa): Sindhbahal village near Lanjigarh houses about 25 families in the Kalahandi district of Orissa.
There are hardly any educated residents in this village and most of the men work on farmlands for their livelihood.
The villagers had an incredible experience when students of DAV Vedanta International School, Lanjigarh organized an awareness programme on health and sanitation by performing street plays, dance shows and singing songs which carried messages on maintaining health and hygiene.
The students got involved in sanitizing the village with full vigour.
Mrs. Shukla Chakrobarty, Principal of the school played an instrumental role in organizing this programme. She is very optimistic about replicating the success achieved from this activity by organizing it in other villages too.
The Head of Sindhbahal village, Mr. Naklula Majhi, thanked the school authorities and the students for organizing such an informative programme and appreciated their enthusiasm and efforts. He affirmed that the villagers would continue to keep the village clean and beautiful.
Dr. Tripathy gave a few tips on maintaining health and hygiene while addressing the villagers. This programme successfully helped in spreading the importance of cleanliness and tidiness in the village.