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Home / Pune News / SPPU’s NSS unit adopts Sinhgad fort to ensure it’s always clean and green

SPPU’s NSS unit adopts Sinhgad fort to ensure it’s always clean and green

The initiative, started by the National Service Scheme (NSS) unit of the SPPU, comes from the varsity working on a policy to “adopt” such historical monuments and forts

pune Updated: Feb 28, 2020 16:20 IST
Dheeraj Bengrut
Dheeraj Bengrut
Hindustan Times, Pune
On February 23, 1,400 NSS students, along with SPPU vice-chancellor Nitin Karmalkar participated in a Sinhagad fort cleaning drive
On February 23, 1,400 NSS students, along with SPPU vice-chancellor Nitin Karmalkar participated in a Sinhagad fort cleaning drive(HT PHOTO)

The Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has hit the state’s historical and cultural tourist map, with a mop and a broom, in a manner of speaking.

Various historical monuments, forts and other important structures in Pune, Nashik and Ahmednagar district, are will be deep cleansed, all in keeping with permissions from the neccessary heritage departments and archaelogical authorities.

First up, the city’s favourite, Sinhgad fort. The initiative, started by the National Service Scheme (NSS) unit of the SPPU, comes from the varsity working on a policy to “adopt” such historical monuments and forts.