What is Swachh Bharat Abhiyan?
What is Swachh Bharat Abhiyan? Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is one of the most popular and significant missions in the History of India. This campaign was introduced by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, and was launched on 2nd October 2014 to honour Mahatma Gandhi’s vision of a Clean country.
Who is the Global goalkeeper of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan?
Note: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi received the award of “Global Goalkeeper” from the Gates Foundation for the initiative of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on September 25, 2019, in New York. Initially, this Swachh Bharat Abhiyan campaign was run on a national level in all the towns, rural and urban areas.
What are the components of Swachh Bharat Mission 2021?
The government in the Union Budget 2021 allocated Rs 1,41,678 crores for the Swachh Bharat Mission (U) 2.0. The components of SBM-Urban 2.0 are: New component – Wastewater treatment, including faecal sludge management in all ULBs with less than 1 lakh population
The ‘#MyCleanIndia’ was also launched simultaneously as a part of the Swachh Bharat drive to highlight the cleanliness work carried out by citizens across the nation. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has become a ‘Jan Andolan’ receiving tremendous support from the people.
Why Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is a jan andolan?
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has become a ‘Jan Andolan’ receiving tremendous support from the people. Citizens too have turned out in large numbers and pledged for a neat and cleaner India.
How Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is spreading the message ‘cleanliness is next to godliness’?
Taking the broom to sweep the streets, cleaning up the garbage, focussing on sanitation and maintaining a hygienic environment have become a practice after the launch of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. People have started to take part and are helping spread the message of ‘Cleanliness is next to Godliness.’
How did the Prime Minister of India spread the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan?
The Prime Minister has helped spread the message of Swachh Bharat by urging people through his words & action. He carried out a cleanliness drive in Varanasi as well. He wielded a spade near River Ganga at Assi Ghat in Varanasi under the Clean India Mission. He was joined by a large group of local people who cooperated in the Swachhta Abhiyan.
How Swachhta Abhiyan is a national movement?
By inviting people to participate in the drive, the Swachhta Abhiyan has turned into a National Movement. A sense of responsibility has been evoked among the people through the Clean India Movement.