Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti has said cleanliness to become a part of our habit. Releasing a booklet on the conclusion of Swachchta Pakhwada observed by her Ministy in New Delhi today the Minister said “If we have to fulfil the dreams of Bapu’s Swachh India then each one of us has to be sensitive about cleanliness”. Recalling the efforts of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for Clean India the Minister said change in habit towards cleanliness will have long term benefit for individual, society and country as a whole. Sushri Bharti informed that during the Swachchta Pakhwada observed by her Ministy from March 16 to March 31, 2017 around 100 major events were organised all over the country. During the fortnight apart from regular cleanliness drive in the office premises, special efforts were made to focus on public awareness on cleanliness of water bodies through Shramdann, Painting competition and communication and information through print and social media.
Shri Parmeswaran Iyer, Secretary, Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation and senior officials from the UnionMinisty of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation were also present on the occasion.