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PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates INDOSAN in New Delhi [ Current News (Concise) ]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the INDOSAN (Indian sanitation Conference) in New Delhi- second anniversary of Swachh Bharat Mission. PM Modi addressed that cleanliness is a habit and takes some effort.

Image of PM Narendra Modi

Image of PM Narendra Modi

Image of PM Narendra Modi

Key Aspects

  • Highlighted the need of behavioural change to achieve the dream of Swachh Bharat.
  • Dirt free India is as monumental as Mahatma Gandhi’s Satyagraha, which was instrumental for the end of expansionism.
  • Competition between cities and towns for promoting cleanliness.
  • Children are the consciousness of the nation for issues regarding cleanliness. This shows that the Swachhta Abhiyan is touching people’s lives.
  • Re-use and recycling have been our habits for a long time. Need to make them more technology-driven.

India Sanitation Conference (INDOSAN):

  • INDOSAN is series of 14 conferences.
  • In 1851, the first conference organised by French Government.
  • In 1951, adopted by WHO as the basis for International Sanitary regulations.
  • Played an essential role in the formation of the World Health Organisation in 1948.
  • An annual national event to create an opportunity for collective understanding in sanitation sector.
  • INDOSAN has key elements of the Swachh Bharat Mission programme for sanitation.

Cleanliness Awards

PM Narendra Modi gave cleanliness awards to:

  • Sindhudurg district (Maharashtra)
  • Mandi district (Himachal Pradesh)
  • Pune
  • Chandigarh and Mysore Municipal Corporations
  • Gangtok city (Sikkim)
  • National Cadet Corps. (NCC)
  • Surat railway station
  • PGIMER Chandigarh
  • Heritage site Rani ki vav (Gujarat)
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya FRI (Dehradun)

Map

Location of Cleanliness Awards Winning District and Cities

Location of Cleanliness Awards Winning District and Cities

Location of Cleanliness Awards Winning District and Cities

- Published on: October 4, 2016