PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India Sanitation conference in New Delhi

Posted on:01 Oct 2016 09:44:58
PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India Sanitation conference in New Delhi
01 October 2016 Current Affairs: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India Sanitation conference (INDOSAN) in New Delhi ahead of second anniversary of Swachh Bharat Mission. PM Modi in his inaugural speech highlighted need of behavioural change to achieve the dream of Swachch Bharat and also need to ensure a dirt free India like Mahatma Gandhi’s Satyagraha which was instrumental for the end of colonialism.

Award Winner List :  The Prime Minister also gave away 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 in Gujarat and Kendriya Vidyalaya FRI Dehradun.

India Sanitation conference (INDOSAN) :  INDOSAN is envisaged as an annual national event, that seeks to brings together all stakeholders working in sanitation. 

Thus, it will be one platform for a shared vision for Government, NGOs, academicians, researchers, partner agencies and corporates. It will create an opportunity for collective understanding, collective vision of the key elements of the Swachh Bharat Mission programme as sanitation is seen as a citizen movement with involvement of all sectors of the society. 

INDOSAN will discuss on all these approaches, learnings, emerging innovations for the benefit of all. Besides, each state will share their approaches most suitable to them to reach the goal of making India Open Defecation Free (ODF) by the year 2019 which marks 150th Birth Anniversary of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi.

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