Tag Archives: Swachh Bharat

Railways dedicates the Okha-Kanalus and Porbandar-Wansjaliya as Green Corridor sections

Railways dedicates Okha-Kanalus and Porbandar-Wansjaliya as Green Corridor sections

In a move to accelerate green initiatives to implement Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhu inaugurated and dedicated to the nation the Okha-Kanalus and Porbandar-Wansjaliya Sections in Gujarat of Western Railways as Green Corridor Sections (Free from human waste discharge from trains). About this Green Corridor programme In order to contribute to mission ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, Ministry ...

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ASI protected Historical Monuments & Archaeological Sites declared Polythene free zones

Historical Monuments and Archaeological Sites declared Polythene free zones

All Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) protected Historical Monuments and Archaeological Sites have been declared ‘Polythene Free Zones’. Advisory has been issued to all State Governments/UTs to support ASI in keeping Monuments Polythene Free up to 300 meters from the protected boundaries of the Monuments. Ministry of Culture has sanctioned Rs. 350 crores to provide facilities like Protected Boundaries, Toilets ...

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PM, CMs & Ministers sign Declaration of Commitment to make Swachh Bharat by 2019

Declaration of Commitment

Top leadership of the country including the Prime Minister, Chief Ministers and Ministers from States and Union Territories today signed a Declaration of Commitment to make India Open Defecation Free and Clean by 2019. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, Union Ministers and Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Chattisgarh, Goa, Haryana, Maharashtra and Goa besides Ministers from States and UTs signed ...

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Swachh Bharat campaign featuring Amitabh Bachchan and Sachin Tendulkar launched

Swachh Bharat campaign featuring Amitabh Bachchan and Sachin Tendulkar

Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, launched a national audio-visual Swachh Bharat campaign today for the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin). The advertisements launched feature Swachh Bharat official brand ambassadors, Amitabh Bachchan and Sachin Tendulkar. With the Swachh Bharat campaign, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has fully galvanized its IEC (Information Education Communication) and BCC (Behaviour Change Communication) mechanisms to make ...

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INDOSAN 2016 ahead of 2nd anniversary of Swachh Bharat Mission

INDOSAN 2016

INDOSAN Conference on September 30 to renew commitment to make country clean by 2019. Ahead of the second anniversary of ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ on October 2, 2016, a countrywide intensive Swachh Bharat Week will be organized from 25th of this month involving people, central and state governments, third tier of Panchyati Raj Institutions and Urban local Bodies, people’s representatives and ...

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Kamakhya Temple Clean-up Initiative launched in Assam

Kamakhya Temple

A formal launch of the Clean Up action plan for Kamakhya Temple as a part of “Swachh Bharat Mission” was organized in Guwahati, Assam yesterday by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in association with the Government of Assam. The programme was launched by the Union Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water and Sanitation, Shri Narendra ...

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