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September 16, 2018
Swachhta hi seva- New Modi Government Campaign launched

On September 12, this year, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi announced the launch of “Swachhta hi seva” campaign, commemorating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. It is a part of the Swachh Bharat campaign and will go on for two weeks (September 15-October 2), concluding on Gandhi’s birth anniversary, as well as the fourth-year anniversary of Swachh Bharat. What is Swachhta hi seva? “From today till October 2, let us rededicate ourselves towards fulfilling Bapu’s [...]Read More

May 9, 2018

The Galvanising Organic Bio-Agro Resources Dhan (GOBAR-DHAN) scheme was launched by Haryana’s Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Uma Bharti (Union Minister for Sanitation and Drinking Water) on 30th April this year at the National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) Auditorium, Karnal. The scheme was first announced in the Union Budget session of 2018-19 by the then Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley. The guidelines of this scheme were also launched on the same day specifying the implementation, [...]Read More

February 17, 2016
Swachh Sarvekshan Report 2016

Ministry of Urban Development on 15 February this year released the SWACHH SURVEKSHAN Report 2016 that ranks 73 cities on cleanliness and other stated parameters that were covered for survey, as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, which was launched in October 2014. The purpose of the nationwide survey was to assess the progress made by various cities under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on parameters as stated below and rank cities on that basis. The [...]Read More

December 1, 2015
Swachh Delhi Abhiyan

Mahatma Gandhi, the father of India, cherished a dream – to build an independent nation that would be built on cleanliness and hygiene. Reminding Indians of this dream, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a campaign in October 2014, targeted at enlisting the help of all India’s citizens in keeping the country clean. The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is the nation’s biggest cleanliness drive till date. Students, government officials, social groups and organizations, and people from all [...]Read More

January 9, 2015
Swachhta Entrepreneurs of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Our Prime Minister Narendra Modi can rightfully be credited as the first political leader in the country to coin a number of terms to signify the new Government’s innovative schemes that have been launched just within months of joining office. Digital India, Make in India, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan are some of the terms coined by him and have been implemented as programmes for the development and growth of the economy. Another name that has been [...]Read More

January 1, 2015
Programmes launched by Modi in 2014

It was on May 26, 2014, our Prime Minister Narendra Modi took charge of the Government of India. Since the time he has taken office, certain important decisions have been taken by the Cabinet. Just as the year 2014 is about to end, let us try to recollect the important programmes and projects that our new Government announced during the year for the development and welfare of the country. 1. Digital India On August 21, 2014, the [...]Read More

December 15, 2014
Banega swachh India

On December 14, 2014, NDTV India in continuation of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 2, 2014, started a 12-hour Cleanathon, ‘Banega Swachh India’. Dettol India in partnership with NDTV & Facebook had launched ‘Banega Swachh India,’ a social initiative and a commitment towards making India clean and healthier in October 2014. Though the programme was launched along with the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, to make it more popular, a [...]Read More

On Gandhi Jayanti this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, a somewhat ambitious, but laudable programme of cleaning India by the 150th anniversary of Gandhiji’s birth in 2019.  This programme has a backing of the President and several celebrities and figures of national importance from various fields. This is a welcome move in a country where people wouldn’t think twice about throwing the garbage outside their home window.  ‘As long as [...]Read More

December 2, 2014
Cleanliness and Sanitaion

As part of its job to keep the national Capital clean, the municipal corporations have come up with yet another notification of penalising pet owners if their pets are found littering public places in Delhi. This obviously was prompted by the nation-wide launch of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Sanitary officials will be deployed at various locations and they will challan the erring owners of pets. However, before implementing the order, the corporations will try to raise [...]Read More

November 27, 2014

There is no doubt about the fact that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has awakened the spirit of cleanliness among the citizens of the country, especially of the urban India. There is no doubt about the fact that the message of maintaining cleanliness and hygiene has reached the ears of thousands of people all across the country. The cleanliness campaign has its doses of glamour and publicity too with many celebrities, bureaucrats and [...]Read More

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