Tag Archives: Swachh Bharat
  • Open Defecation Report Doesn’t Reflect Swachh Bharat Progress: Centre

    The Union government on Tuesday said a recent report by Water Air that more than 732 million Indians defecate in the open or in unsafe/unhygienic toilets does not reflect the progress made under the Swachh Bharat Mission. A report by the international non-governmental organisation titled "Out of ..

  • Achieving Goals Of ‘Swachh Bharat’ Will Be True Tribute To Gandhiji

    Urging cleanliness be made a national movement, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Sunday that achieving the goal of "Swachh Bharat" will be true tribute to Mahatma Gandhi. Kovind, who is currently in Maharashtra on an official tour, will visit Gujarat, the home state of Gandhi on his birth annive..

  • Would Very Much Like To Be ‘Swasth Bharat’ Ambassador: Sachin Tendulkar

    Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Friday, says that apart from the idea of 'Swachh Bharat', the message of 'Swasth Bharat' needs to be widely promoted in the country. He feels it will be the country's "real strength". "I would want everyone to play som..

  • ‘Swachh Bharat’ Making A Difference: Government

    Citing a survey, the government on Tuesday said its "Swachh Bharat" initiative was making a difference and the sanitation in many parts of the country had "substantially improved". "Results of the 'Swachh Survekshan-2017' (survey) have confirmed that the efforts being made under 'Swachh Bharat' m..

  • Swachh Bharat Mission Total Failure In Delhi: Swaraj India

    Swaraj India on Friday dubbed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious "Swachh Bharat Mission" a "complete failure" in Delhi, claiming that only a little over Rs 2 crore of the allotted Rs 366 crore has been spent in the city. "During the five years of the mission, Delhi was supposed to get Rs 36..

  • ‘Swachh Bharat’ And ‘Swasth Bharat’ Go Hand In Hand: Sachin

    Urging people to stay healthy and fit, legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday said that 'Swachh Bharat' (clean India) and 'Swasth Bharat' (healthy India) go hand in hand. Tendulkar was nominated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to spread awareness about cleanliness when the Swachh Bharat..

  • We Will Build A Swachh Bharat Within One Generation: Modi

    As the Global Citizen India 2016 -- the first step of the nation to bring about positive changes in India to fight extreme poverty -- took place on Saturday, prioritising on clean India movement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was confident that "the day is not far when the country will be fil..

  • Government to Organise Swachh Bharat Week from Sep 25
    Government to Organise Swachh Bharat Week from Sep 25

    New Delhi: As part of Swachh Bharat Mission, the central government has decided to organised a week-long cleanliness drive across the country from September 25, said an official statement. The initiative named 'Swachh Bharat Week' is also being organised to celebrate the second anniversary of Swa..

  • Ranveer to Perform Alongside Coldplay at Global Citizen Fest in India
    Ranveer to Perform Alongside Coldplay at Global Citizen Fest in India

    Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh will be sharing the stage alongside British rock band Coldplay at the debut edition of the Global Citizen Festival on November 19 in Mumbai. Ranveer will be toplining the list of Indian performers at the Global Citizen 2016 festival, which also ..

  • Amar Chitra Katha To Publish Comic On Swachh Bharat

    Storyteller to generations of Indians, Amar Chitra Katha will now publish and distribute a special edition of a comic book focusing on Swachh Bharat Mission. The Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) on Wednesday signed an MoU with Amar Chitra Katha to publish and distribute a 32-page comic. "G..