One-month national Clean India campaign starts from October 1, 2021

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Thursday, October 1 Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches the second phase of the Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban (SBM-U 2.0). The goal is to make all cities in India waste free. Along with this, the PM will also launch the second phase of the Atal Mission for Urban Rejuvenation and Transformation (AMRUT 2.0).

“The mission will focus on the source separation of solid waste, using the principles of 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle), the scientific treatment of all types of municipal solid waste (MSW) and the remediation of old landfills. for effective management of solid waste, ”said the Press Information Office.

The Ministry of Youth and Sports is also supporting the mission to launch a one-month nationwide Clean India Campaign on October 1, 2021 to achieve a plastic-free India.

The Mission includes components such as the construction of individual domestic, community and public toilets, and the management of solid and liquid waste, etc.

On Sunday September 26, Anurag Thakur, Hamirpur Lok Sabha MP Himachal Pradesh tweeted a video of himself talking about the dream Mahatma Gandhi once saw for a clean India.

He revived the idea of ​​a plastic-free India by linking it to the context of “AzadiKaAmritMahotsav”. In his video tweet, he says that as his year India has completed 75 years of independence, his people remember India’s courageous freedom fighters and their struggles for a free India, so he asks Indian citizens to unite again in the fight against plastic pollution.

He added that now is the time to step up efforts to achieve cleanliness and focus on sanitation.

The Indian Prime Minister launched Phase 1 of the Swachh Bharat mission on October 2, 2014. The mission was launched to realize the vision of a cleaner India by October 2, 2019, in tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at the occasion of his 150th birthday.

The campaign is one of the biggest efforts ever to accelerate efforts to achieve universal health coverage, improve cleanliness and end open defecation in India.

Here is Anurag Thakur’s tweet:

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