Navi Mumbai: Registered housing societies can participate in ‘Swachha Society Award’ contest launched by a private bank recently. The contest is an extension of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, started by the bank to recognise, inspire and celebrate excellence in cleanliness, safety and adoptionof green technology in housing societies.
This inter society contest, conducted by ICICI Bank, will reward housing societies which take up environment friendly initiatives in their complexes.
Spanning over 50 days, from July 8- August 31, the contest will include initiatives on energy conservation, rainwater harvesting, segregated waste dustbins, mopping machine, compost pit and more.
A housing society can participate in three categories depending on the number of apartments. The contest is open to all societies registered with the municipal corporations of Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane and others areas. Selected entries will win cash prizes and a special prize for ‘Clean Crusaders Innovation Award’. The last date of submission is August 31.