New Delhi: Ahead of the second anniversary of Swachh Bharat Mission on Sunday this week, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will address Chief Ministers, Ministers, elected representatives of people, District Collectors, Municipal Commissioners of 500 AMRUT cities and other stakeholders in New Delhi tomorrow. He will inaugurate the day long INDOSAN (India Sanitation Conference) on Friday meant for taking stock of the progress under the mission, deliberating on related issues and renewing the commitment to ensure ‘Swachh Bharat’.
After the inaugural session, Minister of Urban Development Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu and Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation Shri Narendra Singh Tomar will Co-chair a Plenary Session on ‘Behavioral Change’ aspects of Swachh Bharat Mission. Later, Cabinet Secretary Shri P.K.Sinha will chair a session on ‘Inter-Ministerial Cooperation’. There will be six thematic sessions on various aspects of Swachh Bharat Mission.
Prime Minister, other leaders and participants would a sign a declaration reiterating the country’s commitment to ensure Open Defecation Free and Clean India.
11 individuals and organisations who have made significant contribution for generating awareness about sanitation and motivating people in this regard would be honoured during the conference.
Swachh Bharat Mission, launched on October 2,2014 envisages a Clean India by October 2,2019 coinciding with the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.