The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) conducted a Swachhta Pakhwada to promote the cause of Swacch Bharat (Clean India). The image above: Secretary, DoPT, Shri B.P. Sharma dedicating 10 numbers of Blue and Green coloured dustbins due to be placed at various places in the premises of the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) on the concluding day of the Swachhta Pakhwada in New Delhi on June 30, 2017.
Toxics Link and India International Centre invite all citizens to a panel discussion on Swacch Bharat Mission. The Indian government launched Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) on 2nd October 2014 with Mahatma Gandhi’s vision of Clean India in an endeavor to transform India into a totally sanitized and a healthy country. Some of the significant objectives of the Mission are elimination of open defecation, scientific processing/ disposal/ reuse/ recycle of Municipal Solid Waste, bring about a behavioural change in people regarding healthy sanitation practices, among others. The Mission will be implemented over a period of five years and will extend assistance to all the statutory towns/cities as per 2011 census. It has been divided into two sub categories - gramin (rural) and urban. Almost
The Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge), Tourism (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma launching the Swachh Bharat Swachh Smarak initiative at a function in Delhi on December 26, 2014. The Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Dr. Lalit K. Panwar is also seen. The Ministry of Tourism has taken a cue from "Swachh Bharat", and has now launched its Swacch Bharat Swacch Smark initiative for protecting and preserving the sanctity of monuments of national heritage. A Swachh Bharat Swachh Pakwan initiative has also been launched to upgrade the skills and hygiene standards of Street Food Vendors, so that they become a distinctive aspect of Indian tourism. The initiatives were launched as part of the Good Governance Day celebrations on 25th December, 2014.
Moving the Earth....on her Day! (Launch of Green Generation Youth & Delhi Environment Action Network) Earth Day 2009 was celebrated today by Development Alternatives (DA), Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML) and the Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF) at the NMML with much energy and enthusiasm. Over 300 school children participated from over 20 schools that made the entire NMML come to life. Earth Day caps and T-shirts were distributed to students upon their arrival at the NMML and they were each given a group number. After a brief welcome address in the auditorium, the children were introduced to their group coordinators who took them to a pre-decided place, to carry out the respective activity that had been chosen by children. Everything from Nature Craft
More than 300 school Children to begin the Green Generation Campaign on Earth Day April 22 Earth Day will mark the beginning of the Green Generation campaign on April 22, 2009 when hundreds of children from schools across Delhi will gather at the Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML), Teen Murti House to demonstrate responsible green consumerism and pledge to take charge of their future on this planet. The Green Generation campaign encourages children and youth to become responsible Green Consumers, understand urgent national and global issues such as climate change and water crises - make responsible choices and take individual action to make a difference. Dr. Ashok Khosla, President of the reputed International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has given his consent to