The New Mangalore Port Trust is observing Swachhada Pakhwada from 16.03.2017. On the first day the port has taken up cleaning in both the sides of the beach road from the NH66 to the Panambur Beach. On 17.03.2018, entire stretch of eastern side of the NH66 from Panambur Circle to Baikampady was cleaned. The cleaning is being done by port officers/staff/union leaders. The Port has taken up cleaning on 18.03.2017 on the western side of NH66 from Panambur circle to Mallya Gate. In this campaign the Port Users and their officials were also joined with the officers/staff of the Port. The Port Users extended equipments for cleaning the drains including filling up of the potholes etc. The Port has made the programme for all the 15 days with objective to make all around the port speck and clean. In addition to this under Swachhda Pakhwada campaign, the port has routine daily cleaning of the colony, hospital and other sites.