Published On: Thu, Mar 16th, 2017

Union Minister Uma Bharti launches Cleanliness Fortnight in her Ministry

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New Delhi: Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti launched cleanliness fortnight in her Ministry by administering Swachh Bharat pledge to the officials and employees of her Ministry in New Delhi today. Speaking on the occasion the Minister referred to the Clean Indian Mission of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and said every citizen has to be aware about the need for cleanliness. She said that the countries in the world which are considered very clean, we find that every citizen there is very conscious about cleanliness. Sushri Bharti called upon the employees of her Ministry to keep not only their office clean but should also endeavour for cleanliness around there residence also. The Minister requested them to devote at least two hours every week toward this cause.

Alongwith the main function in New Delhi today simultaneous functions were organized at Allahabad in UP, Neemrana in Rajasthan, Chandrapur in Maharashtra and Roorkee and Devprayag in Uttrakhand. The Ministry has organized about 200 programmes along water bodies located in Rajasthan, Punjab, Tamil Nandu, Uttrakhand, West Bengal, MP, UP, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Bihar, Odisha, Assam, Manipur, Kerala and Jharkhand. The participation of NGOs, community groups and industrial houses has been sought in this programmes.

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