Swachh Bharat

Japan express keenness to support Swachh Bharat Mission in India

Seen in file picture is  Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi at the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention (MGISC), at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre, in New Delhi on October 02, 2018.
The Union Minister for External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj, the Union Minister for Drinking Water & Sanitation, Uma Bharti, the Minister of State for Communications (I/C) and Railways, Manoj Sinha, the Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs (I/C), Hardeep Singh Puri and the Minister of State for Drinking Water & Sanitation, Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi and other dignitaries are also seen.

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe has offered his Government’s support to the Swachh Bharat Mission in India. In a written message, Abe said that Japan will cooperate with India, which promotes the Clean India initiative under Prime Minister Modi’s leadership. He further underscored Japan’s commitment to realise healthy societies in Asia and congratulated India on the success of the Mahatma ...

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India snubs findings of World Bank’s Human Capital Index

The Government of India has decided to ignore the HCI findings released by World Bank on 11 October 2018  and will continue to undertake its path breaking programme for human capital development aiming to rapidly transforming quality and ease of life for all its children.
Seen in File pic is Prime Minister, Narendra Modi interacting with the Anganwadi workers and beneficiary children of Poshan Abhiyan, at Jangla, in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh on April 14, 2018.

Unlike the the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business report or other benchmarks, India has chosen to snub the findings of the World Bank’s findings in the recently released Human Capital Index (HCI).  The World Bank had released  a Human Capital Index (HCI) as part of the World Development Report 2019 on 11 October 2018. Broader theme of the World Development ...

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Swachchta hi Sewa: New Health Ministry initiative with private hospitals

AIIMS NEW DELHI

Encouraged by the achievements of Kayakalp Scheme, National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) has decided to consider assessment of healthcare facilities in the private sector on the lines of parameters of Kayakalp Scheme. This is also an initiative as part of the Swachchta hi Sewa cleanliness and sanitation campaign being undertaken across various parts of the country. ...

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Tourism Ministry deploy ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ as tool to promote tourism

Swachhta Hi Seva campaign organised at Lingaraj Temple, attracted foreign and local tourists in cleanliness drive.

The Ministry of Tourism organised the ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ campaign at various important tourist sites across the country from 15th September to 2nd October 2018. On these days, cleanliness and awareness activities are being conducted through Regional offices of the Tourism Ministry with active participation from local communities, Institutes of the Ministry, State Governments and Stakeholders. The campaigns are being popularised at 47 ...

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Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar to nurture young ambassadors of Clean India Mission

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar presenting the Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017-18, in New Delhi on September 18, 2018. Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Parameswaran Iyer and the Secretary (Department of School & Literacy), Rina Ray are also seen.

The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar conferred the Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017 – 18 at Dr. Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi on 18 September 2018. This Puraskar was launched as a follow up to the Swachh Vidyalaya Initiative started in 2014 by the Ministry of HRD. Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Rina ...

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India to usher in two year long celebration to commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi; President of India launches logo, web portal participative

Mahatma Logo

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind launched the logo and the web portal for commemoration of 150th birth anniversary of Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, at Rashtrapati Bhawan on 18 September 2018. The logo was released in the presence of Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge) and Environment, Forest & Climate Change,  Mahesh Sharma and Secretary Culture, Arun ...

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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan gets a big fillip with Swachhata Hi Seva movement on eve of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniverseray

PM Modi speaks to Swachh Bharat advocate celebrity Amitabh Bachan

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on 15th September 2018 launched the ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ Movement, to boost nation wide public participation in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, and catalyse the fulfilment of Bapu’s dream of a Clean India. The Swachhata Hi Seva movement, launched aims at generating greater public participation towards Swachhta. It is being organised in the run up to the fourth ...

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To fulfil Bapu’s dream of a Clean India; PM urges people to join Swachhata Hi Seva movement ahead of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary

Swachhata Hi Seva Movement

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called upon everyone to become a part of ‘Swachhata Hi Seva Movement’. “On 2nd October we mark the start of Gandhi Ji’s 150th birth anniversary. It is also the day Swachh Bharat Mission completes 4 years of being a historic mass movement aimed at fulfilling Bapu’s dream of a Clean India. I salute all ...

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Behaviour change soul of Swachh Bharat Mission- Puri @ Swachh Survekshan-2019 workshop

Delhi Regional Workshop

The Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri has said that the civic bodies of the national capital will achieve their physical target of  constructing  5 lakhs community and 67 lakhs individual household toilets by the end of 2019.  Speaking after inaugurating a workshop on “Swachh Survekshan-2019” for the municipal bodies of the national capital city ...

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Citizen centric Swachh Survekshan between 4th – 31st January 2019

Swachh Survekshan 2019

Hardeep Puri, Minister of State (I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairshas stated that while Swachh Survekshan 2019 will focus on sustainability and encourage large scale citizen participation and ensure progress towards garbage free and open defecation free cities, the Ease of Living Index will encourage cities to move towards an ‘outcome-based’ approach to Urban planning &Management. Puri launched the fourth ...

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Piyush Goyal hails Swachh Bharat Abhiyan as greatest tribute to Mahatma Gandhi; releases Third Party Survey Report on Station Cleanliness

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Minister of Railways, Coal, Finance & Corporate Affairs, Piyush Goyal has released a report on Station Cleanliness conducted by Quality Council of India (QCI). Railway Board Members, Chairman, Quality Council of India & Senior Officials of Railway Board were specially present to grace the occasion. This is the third such audit cum survey which has been conducted by Railways to ...

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India’s National Policy on Biofuels-2018 to give big fillip to Bio-fuels by 2030; Modi to inaugurate World Bio-fuel day 2018 celebration at Vigyan Bhawan

World Biofuel Day 2018” at Vigyan Bhawan

World Biofuel Day is observed every year on 10th August to create awareness about the importance of non-fossil fuels as an alternative to conventional fossil fuels and to highlight the various efforts made by the Government in the biofuel sector.  The World Biofuel Day is being observed by the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas for the last three years. ...

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