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Swachhta Mission to be implemented in 10 prominent wildlife sanctuaries, Tiger reserves and National Parks

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Union Ministry of Environment and Forests has decided to implement Swachhta Mission in 10 significant Wildlife Sanctuaries, Tiger reserves and National Parks and make visitors to use Jute bag

Focus: Keeping the Wildlife Sanctuaries, Tiger reserves and National Parks pollution-free and Ensure cleanliness & Waste Management.

Plans: Union Government planned to disallow use of dustbin and plastic bags inside the reserves and Sanctuaries

The ten places recognised for Swachh Bharat mission

National Parks:tiger

  1. Gir National Park, Gujarat

Wildlife Sanctuary:

  1. Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary, Andhra Pradesh
  2. Flamingo Sanctuary, Maharashtra

Tiger Reserve:

  1. Kanha Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh
  2. Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve, Maharshtra
  3. Nagarhole Tiger Reserve, Karnataka
  4. Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kerala
  5. Sariska Tiger Reserve, Rajasthan
  6. Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, Tamil Nadu
  7. Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve, Uttarakhand

The sanctuaries are covered over app 1.61 Lakh Sq.km and about 32 lakh visitors visit the sanctuaries every year

The Government decided to implement Standard operating Procedures or SOP to end the solutions for garbage in addition to cleanliness of International Excellence level at the sanctuaries.

Swachh Bharat Campaign in Sanctuaries

Held during 1st June to  15th June 2016

Delegates: Principal Chief Conservators of Forest, Chief Wildlife Wardens, National Tiger Conservation Authority, Wildlife Crime Control Bureau and other Agencies

It has been decided to continue to implement for the whole year if it is launched successfully.

About Swachha Bharat:

  • Started in October 2, 2014
  • Launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
  • Inspiration: Mahatma Gandhi
  • Mission: To achieve the goal of Clean India in next five years so that the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma can be celebrated as an accomplishment of this duty in 2019
  • Focus: Clean India – To make country clean