Author: Anand Srivastava

Role of Students in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

What is Swachh Bharat Abhiyan? The honourable Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi had launched a mass campaign ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ on 2nd October 2014. The campaign was launched with an aim to make India and especially its rural areas completely open defecation free (ODF) by the 150th birth anniversary of great Mahatma Gandhi falling on 2nd October 2019. The main reason behind launching the campaign was to realize the vision of Mahatma Gandhi of making India the cleanest country in the world. The Prime Minister himself started the cleanliness drive by picking up the broom and cleaning the streets and dirty places nearby. Role of Students in Swachh Bharat Mission On the date of launching of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the Prime Minister has clearly stated that every student and child will play the most important role in spreading and promoting the cleanliness in whole India that is why he had declared every student of India the brand ambassador of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is such an initiative, in which the participation for every individual is equally and very important. Although the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan needs the co-operation of every Indian yet the co-operation of the students of India plays the most important role in making the campaign truly successful. We are describing here few points to elaborate the role of students in Swachh Bharat...

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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Facts and Figures

The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is a unique initiative of the government of India which was started on 2nd October 2014 with a view to make India open defecation free by 2nd October 2019. There were several objectives the campaign was working on like eradication of open defecation, open dumping, segregation of wastes etc. The campaign was taken positively by Indians and its effect could be seen almost every village and district of India. Every government, Non-government and private owned organisations worked on their level to promote cleanliness by teaching, training and various cleanliness drives. Even many famous Bollywood stars, cricket stars, personalities belonging to other sports and fields participated in the cleanliness drive to show their interest and to motivate their followers to do so. Important Facts and Figures of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was launched only for five years but during this period, it went through many ups and downs but the support and interest of the people in such a massive cleanliness drive made the campaign to pass every obstacle that came into its path. We are providing here some important facts and figures of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan so that you can the overview of the whole event in a very short span of time. Main Points about Swachh Bharat Mission The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was launched with a sanitary run organised at Rashtrapati...

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List of Cleanest Cities in India under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Cleanliness is the most important factor for the development of any country. It is not something to be achieved instantly but it needs a proper planning, making of rules, implementation and the cooperation of the people of the nation as well. The Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi understood the value of cleanliness and for this, he launched a nationwide cleanliness campaign called Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” on 2nd October 2014 from Rajpath New Delhi. He launched this cleanliness campaign with a view to achieve 100% sanitation and Open Defecation free nation by 2nd October 2019 which is the 150th birth anniversary of great Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation. The Government has left no stone unturned to make this campaign possible and surely it has succeeded to achieve the almost total cleanliness in India. It was very important for the government to get the accuracy and detail of the success of the campaign for which there was a nationwide survey also conducted in 2019 called “Swachh Survekshan survey”. The Swachh Survekshan Survey covered more than 4237 cities across India to measure the success of the campaign. The result of the survey was quiet satisfactory and a number of cities showed their great changes under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Let us discuss some of the top ranking cities in Swachh Survekshan Survey under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Cleanest Cities under...

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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in its Full Swing in 2019

The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan which was launched on 2nd October 2014 by the Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi for the duration of 5 years has now come to the end on 2nd October 2019. The main goal of the Mission was to make India completely free from open defecation by the end of the mission for which the government has made all possible efforts and probably has nearly succeeded in achieving the target. As we all know that the problem of open defecation lies at the root of Indian society and removing it is not a piece of cake that is why the Swachh Bharat Mission has gone through many ups and downs during the period and was also criticized many times by politicians and other personalities yet was welcomed by the mass population of India. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in 2019 After the 2nd October 2018, the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has entered into its last year of operation which will be ended on 2nd October 2019. In the last four years, the mission has brought many behavioural changes in the daily activities of the people. Door to door garbage collection, dry and wet waste segregation, plastic waste management, construction of toilets etc. has changed the situation completely. Steps of Various States Governments towards Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is not the first cleanliness mission of the...

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Plastic Waste Management Campaign

Plastic Waste Management Campaign under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan What is the Plastic Waste Management Campaign? Like popular Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the Plastic Waste Management Campaign is launched with a view to eliminating a single use of plastic from regular activities. The Plastic Waste Management Campaign was launched under the action ‘Swachhta hi Sewa 2019’ of Prime Minister of India on 11th September 2019 to spread awareness among people and is launched by the Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT). The Plastic Waste Management Campaign, launched on 11th September, is set to be carried through 2nd October 2014 but a part of the campaign will still remain continued and will end in the last of October of the same year. The campaign will be run through various activities during the period and the objective will be set to completely eliminate the use of plastic by 2nd October 2019. Objective of Plastic Waste Management Campaign Launched under the action “Swachhta hi Sewa” in 2019, the campaign is named as “Massive Community Mobilization for Plastic Waste Shramdaan and Banning of Single-Use Plastics (SUPs)” and is identified as “Plastic Waste Management Campaign”. The provided campaign is mainly aimed at reducing the single-use of plastic to an almost zero level so that they should not be dumped under the ground with wastes. It is being done to reduce the risk for...

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