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Madhya Pradesh Govt Launched Cleanliness Campaign, ‘Gandagi Bharat Chhodo Madhya Pradesh’ 

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Madhya Pradesh govt launches campaign ‘Gandagi Bharat Chhodo’Bhupendra Singh, Madhya Pradesh(MP) Urban  Development and Housing Minister launched a 15 day campaign(August 16-30, 2020)  ‘Gandagi Bharat Chhodo Madhya Pradesh’ (Free India and Madhya Pradesh from garbage) from Sagar, MP.

5 themes of the Campaign

  • The campaign was executed based on the following themes, From August 16 to 17 Cleanliness Oath was administered, From August 18 to 20 online dialogues and discussions was organized to ban use of plastic in markets and public places.
  • From August 21 to 23, Covid-19, awareness will be generated among the people & awareness created about Cleanliness in COVID conditions, From August 24 to 26,generating awareness about waste segregation at source and safe disposal of harmful waste in residential complexes, discussions will be held between the members of voluntary organizations and residential associations.
  • From August 26 to 30, swacchta shramdaan will be done with the cooperation of civic bodies as well as organizations and special cleanliness campaign inside and outside all the public toilets will be launched by the civic bodies.

Key Info

i.Under the campaign awareness programmes were organized in seven thousand 178 settlements

ii.About 35 lakh people from 378 urban bodies in Madhya Pradesh took part in the campaign.

iii.During the campaign, as per the performance of the urban bodies, the best ones were awarded by the chief minister.

Additional Info

i.During the campaign over 7 lakh people took oath to maintain cleanliness and eight lakh 70 thousand people were approached to make compost from wet waste.

ii.Four lakh 65 thousand masks were distributed with the help of citizens under the mask awareness campaign.

iii.About 10,000 Corona Warrior sanitation workers were honoured.

iv.A total of 18 thousand 560 challans were made against polythene carry-bags.

Recent Related News:

i.“Intzaar Aap Ka” campaign is started by the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board(MPTB), over the social media platform in Madhya Pradesh to attract tourists with taglines and the description of the tourism destinations of the State.

ii.Raghu Sharma, Health minister of Rajasthan launched the week long campaign “Pure for Sure” from 8th July 2020 to 14th July 2020 – to ensure the purity of the milk and dairy products.

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