Mumbai: Mumbai Police is making its contribution in popularising and giving an impetus to the 'Swachh Bharat' and 'Make in India' initiatives of the Centre.
Under an initiative started by the police, a group of youths and professionals today cleaned and painted the walls of RAK Marg Police Station premises and then wrote patriotic and social messages on them, said police.
Youths from Bhoiwada area in Central Mumbai took part in the event, police said.
"Such initiatives help to maintain cordial police-public relations and spread awareness about cleanliness and Make in India concepts," said Siddharth Kasbe, Senior Inspector of RAK Marg Police Station.
"After painting the walls of police station, we planted shrubs in discarded mineral water plastic bottles and placed them on the walls," said 29-year-old Abhishek Panchal, who was part of the 80-member strong group.
"We have come out with the concept of 'selfie walls', in which people can take selfies in colourful backgrounds having painted or well decorated wall with plants and social or patriotic messages on them, he said.
Professionals like lawyers, HR executives and CA firms also took part in the initiative.