Swachhta Pakhwada: MCA requests companies to take initiatives
The ministry, which is implementing the Companies Act and other laws, is observing Swachhta Pakhwada (cleanliness fortnight) from August 1 to 15.
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has requested companies to take up initiatives such as adoption of schools, hospitals, and villages as part of observing Swachhta Pakhwada, according to a communication.
Companies have been requested to "take initiatives and promote innovative activities in their operational areas through the adoption of schools, hospitals or villages, etc and make the Pakhwada grand success," it said.
There were more than 11.89 lakh active companies at the end of June this year, as per the latest official data.
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