What is the aim of Clean India mission?
Swachh Bharat Mission was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 2 October 2014. The mission aims to achieve universal sanitation coverage and to encourage hygienic sanitation practice. The scheme is also known as the “Clean India Mission”. The project was launched as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi.
Who started Clean India mission?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
The campaign was officially launched on 2 October 2014 at Rajghat, New Delhi by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It is India’s largest cleanliness drive to date with three million government employees and students from all parts of India participating in 4,043 cities, towns, and rural communities.
What is the slogan of clean India?
“Clean India, disease-free India.” “Effort your best to clean India!” “Cleanliness is the only solution to stay away from diseases.” “Represent yourself with clean India.”
What is the impact of Clean India mission?
Results The Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) claims to have improved the coverage of toilets in rural India from 39% to over 95% of households between 2014 and mid-2019.
Why clean India is important?
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was launched by the Government of India to solve the problems of sanitation and waste management in India by ensuring hygiene across the country. It is important for India to display high standards of hygiene and cleanliness to change the overall global perception people have about our country.
What is the importance of Swachh Survekshan in clean India mission?
Swachh Survekshan (Cleanliness survey) is an annual survey of cleanliness, hygiene and sanitation in villages, cities and towns across India. It was launched as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, which aimed to make India clean and free of open defecation by 2 October 2019.
Why Clean India is important?
Which is cleanest city of India?
Swachh Survekshan Awards 2021 In a survey by the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry, Indore came out on the top as the Cleanest City in India. While the state of Chhattisgarh got the award for the cleanest state, Varanasi has been declared as the Cleanest Ganga Town.
Was Swachh Bharat Abhiyan a success?
According to government data, since the beginning of the mission, it has achieved 105 per cent of the total target in constructing individual household toilets, 118 per cent in constructing community and public toilet.
How can we keep India clean?
10 steps to Swachh Bharat
- 1) Stop littering and dispose garbage properly:
- 2) Sort your Garbage:
- 3) Maintain Hygiene:
- 4) Re-Use and Re-cycle:
- 5) Say NO to Plastic :
- 6) Consume what you need:
- 7) Water care:
- 8) Reduce your carbon footprints: