Swachh Bharat

Indore, Bhopal & Chandigarh emerge as top 3 Cleanest cities in India @ Swachhata Survekshan 2018

Swachhata Survekshan 2018 Winners

Hardeep Puri, Minister for Housing & Urban Affairs has congratulated the winners of Swachh Survekshan 2018 while announcing the results at the National Media Centre 16 May 2018.  The Swachh Survekshan 2018 assessed 4203 Urban Local Bodies and was organised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), under the aegis of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban). The exercise undertaken ...

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New India to dovetail Swachh Bharat and Swastha Bharat

The Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad lighting the lamp to inaugurate the National Level workshop on “Tele-Entrepreneurship Course (TEC)”, organised by CSC, in New Delhi on May 14, 2018.

Union Minister for Electronics & IT and Law Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the Village Level Entrepreneurs (VLEs) have played a major role in revolutionising Common Service Centre Movement in the country. Inaugurating the two days workshop on “Tele- Centre Entrepreneurship Course” on 14 May 2018, he said time has come when these entrepreneurs have to be the main ...

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Swachh Bharat Summer Internship call on Youth across India to become part of PM Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

In File Picture- Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar is seen at the recent  Smart India Hackathon 2018, in New Delhi on March 30, 2018.

The Human Resource Development Minister, Prakash Javadekar has urged students to come forward and become part of the nationwide Swachhta Mission by participating in “Swachh Bharat Summer Internship- 100 Hours of Swachhata” campaign. ‘Swachh Bharat Summer Internship – 100 Hours of Swachhata’- was launched by the Ministry of Human Resource Development in association with the Ministry of Drinking Water and ...

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Clean Power key to healthy India: Singh

R K SIngh Inaugurating NTPC’s two day conference on Agro Residue and Municipal Solid Waste to Power on 8 May 2018

Environmentally Healthy and Clean India is at the core of the Government’s long term goals says the Minister of State (I//C) Power and New and Renewable Energy, RK Singh. Inaugurating NTPC’s two day conference on Agro Residue and Municipal Solid Waste to Power, on 8 May 2018, he said the intent is to generate power keeping the environment health and contributing to ...

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Champaran stages a new revolution for New India with Satyagraha se Swachhagraha

(File Picture) PM Narendra Modi at exhibition “Swachchhagrah – Bapu Ko Karyanjali - Ek Abhiyan, Ek Pradarshani”, to mark the 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi’s first experiment of Satyagraha in Champaran, organised by the National Archives of India in April 2017.

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, will address 20,000 Swachhagrahis in Motihari, East Champaran district of Bihar today. The event is the culmination of a weeklong “Satyagraha se Swachhagraha” campaign run in Bihar from 3rdApril onwards. At this event, associated with the clarion call “ChaloChamparan”, the Prime Minister will also award ten Swachhagrahis who have performed outstandingly in their villages. Mahatma Gandhi ...

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Anti Pollution Drive in January 2018 to tackle air pollution in Delhi

India is host to World Environment Day 2018 celebrations. Seen here in the pic is Harsh Vardhan chairing the meeting to tackle the issue of air pollution along with Chief Minister of Delhi NCTArvind Kejriwal and other dignitaries on 12 December 2017.

To work in a collaborative manner on tackling the issue of air pollution in Delhi- in a high profile meeting led by the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Harsh Vardhan, Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, Minister for PWD, Government of Delhi, Satendra Jain, Minister for Environment, Government of Uttar Pradesh, Dara Singh Chauhan, Environment  Minister, Government of ...

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India to Host World Environment Day Celebration in 2018

Swacchh Bharat Mission, National Mission for Clean Ganga Campaign along with India’s policies and programmes on promotion of clean energy  will be the highlight of World Environment Day Celebration 2018.  India will Host World Environment Day Celebration in 2018’: Environment Minister announced @ 3rd United Nations Environment assembly in Nairobi

Stating that scientific facts clearly indicate that pollution has an impact on human health, well-being and has long-term implications on Sustainable Development Goals, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change,  Harsh Vardhan has said that a healthy environment is necessary for eradicating poverty.  The Minister also added that the legitimate priority and needs of developing countries and their rights ...

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To gift truck drivers healthy eyesight- NHAI to organise 50 Free Eye Check-up camps

To ensure healthy eyesight of truck drivers NHAI will distribute Spectacles to Truck Drivers, Cleaners and Helpers. Pic Courtesy: NHAi showing Ambulance facility on Udaipur-Ratanpur Section of NH-8

Eyesight in good health is a basic requirement for safe driving! Poor vision increases the risk of collisions due to the driver’s inability to recognise and react in time to a hazard or the behaviour of other road users. The NHAI has decided to launch a Free Eye Check-up Campaign and distribute spectacles for truck drivers, cleaners and helpers on ...

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Clean India is foundation of a healthy India: Kovind

The President, Ram Nath Kovind addressing at the launch of the Urban Maharashtra Open Defecation Free (ODF), at Mumbai, in Maharashtra on October 01, 2017.

Cleanliness and hygiene are essential for good health and the guiding force of the Swachh Bharat Mission that Prime Minister of India has initiated- thinking of it to become a mass movement and bring in participation of the entire nation. Many states, entities, organisations and individuals have joined hands over the past three years and particularly the movement seemingly has got further ...

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For Gandhi Non-violence was akin to Swacchta and must for a healthy mind in a healthy body

(File Picture) PM Narendra Modi at exhibition “Swachchhagrah – Bapu Ko Karyanjali - Ek Abhiyan, Ek Pradarshani”, to mark the 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi’s first experiment of Satyagraha in Champaran, organised by the National Archives of India in April 2017.

India’s decisive battle against cleanliness and hygiene has got a fillip through ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’, Cleanliness is Service, which draws attention to making sanitation a shared responsibility. Embedded in the idea of this top-up initiative to the already ongoing ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ (SBM) is a clear invocation for the masses to shun the entrenched notion that cleanliness is but the ...

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Cleanliness go a long way towards ensuring wellness: Modi

The writing on wall says- Cleanliness drives aways ailments. The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi seen interacting with the people, at Shahanshahpur, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh on September 23, 2017.

The two week long Swachhata Hi Seva Campaign  in a short span of days saw close to one crore citizens participation- estimates Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation. But, the star campaigner of the Swachhata Hi Seva Campaign on 23 September 2017 turned out to be none other than the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who performed Shramdaan for the construction of a twin pit toilet at Shahanshahpur ...

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Swachhta Hi Seva Campaign to create a clean, healthy and New India

The President of India Ram Nath Kovind administering the pledge at the launch of a nationwide sanitation campaign, ‘Swachhta hi Sewa’, at Ishwariganj village in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh on September 15, 2017. In presence of the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Ram Naik, the Union Minister for Drinking Water & Sanitation, Uma Bharti, the Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath and several other other dignitaries.

Mahatma Gandhi had once famously said “sanitation is more important than political freedom.” This statement underscored the criticality of sanitation in society. Inspired by these words, on August 15, 2014, the Prime Minister gave a clarion call to the Nation from the ramparts of Red Fort to fight filth and open defacation, change old habits and achieve a Swachh Bharat ...

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