If each cadet resolves to pick up 1 kg of non-biodegradable waste then the NCC can remove three million kg of waste, Parrikar said at an NCC function here.

He also congratulated the students for getting into Limca Book of Records for the largest yoga performance simultaneously at multiple venues by a single uniformed youth organization on the International Yoga Day.

"While yoga was a discipline direction exercise, just imagine if one cadet of NCC energises three more, from his neighborhood or friend circle and picks up one kg of non-biodegradable waste, particularly plastic, I think you will collect three million kg of plastic which otherwise would have been spread around," Parrikar stated.

He said this can be done on a voluntary basis. "If they decide to pick up and clean then Swachh Bharat would be on a high pedestal, much higher than which we will otherwise anticipate," Parrikar added.

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