Clean India programme from October 1st

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Thiruvananthapuram, 30 September 2021
A Clean India program will be launched tomorrow (October 1, 2021) by the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav for waste disposal in public places and collection and disposal of non-recyclable plastic waste with youth-public participation.
The month-long Clean India programme, which runs till October 31, is jointly organized by the Nehru Yuva Kendra, National Service Scheme, NCC, Scouts & Guides, Youth Clubs, Voluntary Organizations, Haritha Karma Sena, Service Organizations, District Administration and various Government agencies in collaboration with autonomous institutions.
Youth volunteers will clean up tourist spots, historical monuments, schools, primary health centers, public roads, bus stands and railway stations as part of the ‘Sanitation India’ program in 2.5 lakh villages in 744 districts across the country. Another program is to remove wastes from public water bodies and create awareness among the people about water conservation.
A State Level Committee chaired by the Secretary, Department of Sports and Youth Affairs and District Level Committees headed by District Collectors have been constituted to provide guidance and coordination for the Clean India program. The nodal officers of the Clean India program are the Nehru Yuva Kendra District Youth Officers.
Nehru Yuva Kendra State Director Shri. K Kunhahammed informed that participants in the Sanitation India program will receive a certificate from the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs.
ND – ERL

Press Information Bureau
Govt. of India
Thiruvananthapuram


Clean India programme from October 1st
Thiruvananthapuram, 30 September 2021
A Clean India program will be launched tomorrow (October 1, 2021) by the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav for waste disposal in public places and collection and disposal of non-recyclable plastic waste with youth-public participation.


The month-long Clean India programme, which runs till October 31, is jointly organized by the Nehru Yuva Kendra, National Service Scheme, NCC, Scouts & Guides, Youth Clubs, Voluntary Organizations, Haritha Karma Sena, Service Organizations, District Administration and various Government agencies in collaboration with autonomous institutions.


Youth volunteers will clean up tourist spots, historical monuments, schools, primary health centers, public roads, bus stands and railway stations as part of the ‘Sanitation India’ program in 2.5 lakh villages in 744 districts across the country. Another program is to remove wastes from public water bodies and create awareness among the people about water conservation.


A State Level Committee chaired by the Secretary, Department of Sports and Youth Affairs and District Level Committees headed by District Collectors have been constituted to provide guidance and coordination for the Clean India program. The nodal officers of the Clean India program are the Nehru Yuva Kendra District Youth Officers.


Nehru Yuva Kendra State Director Shri. K Kunhahammed informed that participants in the Sanitation India program will receive a certificate from the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs.


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