Bindheswar Pathak Appointed as Brand Ambassador of Swachh Rail Mission- Important (Download PDF)

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Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak was appointed as the Brand Ambassador for Swachh Rail Mission of Indian Railway by the Union Ministry of Railways. He is the founder of Sulabh International. Indian Railways engaged with Sulabh International to clean important railway stations as part of the rail cleanliness mission.

Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak
  • Sulabh International started cleaning and maintenance of five important railway stations from September 2016 including Gorakhpur, Old Delhi, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, and Gwalior.
  • In September 2016 Indian railways celebrated Swachhta Saptah the cleanliness Drive under the Swatch Rail Mission.
Location of Railway Stations under Sulabh International

About Bindeshwar Pathak

  • Born on 2nd April 1943.
  • Obtained his bachelor՚s degree in 1964 in sociology and post graduate degree in 1980 and PhD in 1985.
  • Indian sociologist founder of Sulabh International.
  • Considered one of the innovators in social reform especially in the field of cleanliness and sanitation.

Honours and Achievements

  • Bindeshwar Pathak is a Padma Bhushan addressee from the Government of India.
  • In the Global 500 Roll of Honour.
  • Received the Energy Globe Award.
  • Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award for Environment.
  • Legend of Planet award from the French senate in Paris.
  • Antarrashtriya Bhojpuri Samman award.

Sulabh International

Sulabh International
  • Founded in 1970 by Bindeshwar Pathak
  • India-based social service organization promoting human rights, environmental sanitation, non-conventional sources of energy, waste management and social reforms through education.
  • Currently has 50,000 volunteers.
  • Largest nonprofit organization in India.

- Published/Last Modified on: September 6, 2017

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