New Delhi: Minister of Urban Development Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu today said that the country will become literate in true sense when it is free of LITTERATI (those who throw litter in the open). He spoke to media after inaugurating a two day exhibition of Sanitation Technologies in New Delhi. Minister of State for Drinking Water and Sanitation Shri Ramesh Chandappa Gigajinagi was also present on the occasion.
Shri Venkaiah Naidu expressed concern over the literate and the illiterate behaving in an irresponsible manner by throwing litter in the open and being unmindful of cleanliness in public spaces. He stressed the need for behavioral changes and individual and community actions to ensure Swachh Bharat. The Minister stated that with growing people’s participation, Swachh Bharat Mission goal will be achieved.
The exhibition is organized ahead of the INDOSAN Conference to be held here tomorrow for the benefit of the public and the large number of delegates attending the conference.
Different kinds of tools, equipment and technologies related to various aspects of sanitation chain including toilets of different kind, green waste reprocessors, domestic waste water treatment units, plastic recyclers, bio-converters, suction sweepers, waste collectors, underground dust bins, Construction & Demolition Waste recyclers, garbage vehicles etc are on display.