CLEAN INDIA 2.0

  • “Clean India 2.0” will be launched from Prayagraj on 1st October with an aim to raise awareness, mobilize people and ensure their participation in making India cleanPosted On: 29
  • Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Anurag Singh Thakur, in a tweet, anounced that the Department of Youth Affairs of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (Government of India) will launch a month-long nationwide Clean India 2.0 from 1st October, 2022.
  • One of them was goal of developed India, in which cleanliness plays a very important role. Therefore, Swachh Bharat 2.0 is our priority.
  • Clean India 2.0 programme is being organised in 6 Lakh villages of 744 districts across the country through the network of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) affiliated Youth Clubs & National Service Scheme Affiliated Institutions.
  • “Clean India 2.0” will be launched from Prayagraj on October 1, 2022 with an aim to raise awareness, mobilize people and ensure their participation in making India clean.
  • In this initiative, people from different regions, languages ​​and backgrounds will work together and the waste will be disposed of by these people on a completely voluntary basis.
  • Clean India 2.0 is not just a program but an attempt to make people realize the importance of cleanliness.
  • This will also contribute to the Happiness Index of the country.
  • The Department of Youth Affairs is trying to make this campaign the biggest cleanliness campaign run by the people in the country.
  • Last year target of disposal of 75 lakh kg plastic waste was not only been achieved but also exceeded.
  • After the success of last year’s clean India campaign, this year, the Department of Youth Affairs has set a target of collecting and disposing of 1 crore kg plastic waste.
  • Shri Thakur has appealed to one and all to participate in the Clean India 2.0 and let’s inspire each other as responsible citizens.
  • The objectives of the Clean India programme are to organize cleaning of public spaces and households across all the districts of the country from 01st October to 31st October 2022,
  • That involves all segments of society, Government organizations including PRIs and Non- Government Organizations, to instill awareness and feeling of pride among citizens to keep their surroundings clean and waste free.
  • Along with this campaign will give mantra of “SwachchKaal: AmritKaal” and make this program a People’s Movement through Jan Bhagidari.

SOURCE: THE HINDU,THE ECONOMIC TIMES,MINT

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