Chandigarh 26 September:
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash singh badal has urged every citizen of India to be a part of ‘Swachh Bharat Campaign’ and lend a helping to the efforts being made in this regard by the Prime Minister a successful one.
Its mentionable here that ‘World Hand Washing Day being observed on October 15th every year would now be permanent part of Swachh Bharat campaign that stated on September 25 thoughout the country.
Disclosing this here a spokesperson of the Punjab Govt. said that this campaign was initiated on September 25 and it’s first phase would go on till 2 October. After that this campaign would continue throughout the month of October. Making it a success, all the D.P.R.O'S have been instructed to take immediate steps and ensure the lifting of garbage in and around their offices and those coming under their jurisdiction.
He also said that all the DPRO’S have been instructed to ensure maximum print and electronic media coverage regarding this campaign. The spokesperson further said that this campaign is also aimed at schools so as to maintain hygienic environment thereby protecting children from falling prey to the diseases. The spokesman said that NGO’S working in the field of social service have been exhorted to help make this movement a success.
Badal has issued instructions to make Swachh Bharat campaign a peoples’ movement by involving public in this campaign to realise PM’s dream of a clean and hygienic India which will make its mark in the world as one of the cleanest countries’ in the world.
The spokesperson further said that the on the occasion of ‘World Hand Washing Day’ the Sanitation campaign would be initiated and aligned with Swachh Bharat Campaign so that no stone is left unturned to make our surrounding neat and tidy. He also informed that street plays will be held and posters would be displayed making people aware to keep the environment clean, so as to ensure that the message of this campaign reaches every home.