Uttara Kannada district administration, Indian Coast Guard, and socials organisations of Karwar have decided to jointly observe the World Beach Cleaning Day on September 17 every year.

Combined effort

On that day officials of all departments, City Municipal Council, and students of all schools and colleges would clean the beach from London Bridge to the Kali river confluence. A jatha would be held in the morning from Mitra Samaj ground to CMC garden. Ministers and other VIPs would give the message of world beach cleaning day. Similar programmes will be held in 36 gram panchayats of five coastal taluks of Uttara Kannada district.

Tahsildars, taluk panchayat officials, and panchayat development officers will participate in those programmes. The Fisheries Department with the help of fishermen organisations would hold Port cleaning in Uttara Kannada on that day.