Tag Archives: Swachh Bharat Mission

East Coast Railway observes Cleanliness Drives

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East Coast Railway has taken various activities like Intensive Cleanliness & Sanitation Drive at different Railway establishments especially Railway Stations, offices and Railway colonies followed by oath taking on Sunday in the day of Gandhi Jayanti to mark the observance of completion of two years of Swachh Bharat Mission and beginning of third year. ShriContinue Reading…

High Powered Committee deliberates on two flagship Schemes

High Powered Committee-Arun Jaitley

Under the Chairmanship of Minister of Information & Broadcasting, Finance & Corporate Affairs Shri. Arun Jaitley the First High Powered Committee (HPC) meeting on Swachh Bharat Mission & Ganga Rejuvenation held on Wednesday. The meeting was attended by Sushri. Uma Bharti, Minister of Water Resources & Ganga Rejuvenation, Smt. Maneka Gandhi, Minister of Women andContinue Reading…

15 day Swachh Office Drive launched across the Country

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A 15-day special ‘Swachh Office Drive’ for ensuring cleanliness at all Government offices across the country has been launched today as a intensive thematic campaign under Swachh Bharat Mission. Launching the drive here today, Minister of Urban Development Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu planted a Neem sapling at Nirman Bhawan and inspected the building for about anContinue Reading…

States to get all required funds for Swachh Bharat Mission

Swachh Bharat Mission - Mahatm Gandhi

Union Minister for Rural Development and Drinking Water and Sanitation Birender Singh said that to achieve the goals of Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), funds will not be a constraint. Speaking at the closing ceremony of Rural Sanitation and Water Supply Week at Raipur in Chhattisgarh, he said that under SBM (Grameen) and Pradhan Mantri GramContinue Reading…

World Bank to extend $1,500 million support to Swachh Bharat Mission

Swachh Bharat Mission - Mahatm Gandhi

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval to the US $ 1,500 million project of World Bank Support to Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) [(SBM(G)]. The Project basically provides for incentivising States on the basis of their performance in the existing SBM-G. Incentivisation of States was approved by the CabinetContinue Reading…

MDWS accelerates efforts to implement ‘Swachh Bharat’ Mission

Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has accelerated its efforts on coordinating with States to achieve an open-defecation free status for all districts in the country. This is a part of the Ministry’s activities under the Swachh Bharat Mission, a flagship programme of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. Through the programme, the government is aimingContinue Reading…

80 lakh toilets built under Swachh Bharat campaign: Survey

Narendra Modi

New Delhi, Feb 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Mission has played an important role in attempting to solve the problem of open defecation in India, but the next challenge is bringing behavioural change, the Economic Survey said on Friday. The Economic Survey identified open defecation as a source of early life disease inContinue Reading…

Government urges Banks to pitch in for Swachh Bharat Mission

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The Modi government has today asked the Banks and Micro-Finance institutions to come forward in a big way for credit-disbursal to achieve the goal of Swachh Bharat Mission of making India Open Defecation Free by 2019. Addressing a Conference on Innovative Financing for Clean India here, Union Minister of Rural Development and Drinking Water andContinue Reading…

Now 75 Cities to be ranked under Swachh Bharat Mission

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New Delhi, Jan 9: Fifteen months after Swachh Bharat Mission was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Ministry of Urban Development has decided to study and rank 75 cities based on sanitation and cleanliness, while also co-opting the public to give its feedback. The task of executing the mission, named “Swachh Survekshan”, has beenContinue Reading…

India’s ‘real dirt’ lies in minds, needs a clean-up: President

Pranab Mukherjee

Ahmedabad, Dec 2: President Pranab Mukherjee here on Tuesday exhorted people to go strongly with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Mission but ensure the society was first cleansed from within as evinced by Mahatma Gandhi through his life. “The real dirt of India lies not in our streets, but in our minds and inContinue Reading…


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