स्वच्छ भारत अभियान – The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi ji started the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on 2 October 2014, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is also known as the India Mission and Cleanliness Campaign. On the occasion of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi ji, Honorable Shri Narendra Modi ji started this campaign on the occasion of 145th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi ji. Asked to make it successful, this is the biggest campaign in terms of cleanliness. To change the image of India on cleanliness, Shri Narendra Modi started this by creating a mass movement to connect the country with a campaign.
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Mahatma Gandhi’s dream
Our revered Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi remained clean before independence and under this he considered cleanliness as equal to godliness and he gave the education of cleanliness to everyone. (Swachh Bharat) Under this, he would get all the citizens together to clean the country. Thinking about keeping it, under this ashram where he used to live, he used to get up at 4:00 am daily and clean himself. He had built his own toilet in Wardha Ashram, which he used to clean every morning and evening. In order to fulfill Gandhiji’s dream of clean India, Shri Narendra Modi started the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
Objectives of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
(1) To stop open defecation under which thousands of children die every year.
(2) Construction of about 11 crore 11 lakh individual, collective toilets, which will cost 1 lakh 34 thousand crores.
(3) Changing the mindset of the people by using proper hygiene.
(4) To promote toilet use and initiate public awareness.
(5) Keeping the villages clean.
(6) By ensuring water supply in all houses, pipelines should be installed in villages by 2019 to ensure cleanliness.
(7) Ensuring good management of solid and liquid waste through Gram Panchayat.
(8) Keep roads, pavements and settlements clean.
(9) To create awareness about cleanliness in all through cleanliness.
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan slogans
Some of the slogans which became famous under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan are-
(1)हम सबका यही सपना, स्वच्छ भारत हो अपना. (This dream of all of us, be a clean India )
(2)क्लीन सिटी, ग्रीन सिटी, यही मेरी है ड्रीम सिटी.(Clean city, green city, this is my dream city )
(3)सफाई से खुद को स्वच्छ बनाना है स्वछता से पूरे विश्व में अपनी पहचान बनाना है.(Cleanliness has to make ourselves clean, cleanliness has to make its identity in the whole world. )
(4)क्लीन इंडिया, ग्रीन इंडिया.(Clean India, Green India )
(5)न गंदगी करेंगे, न करने देंगे.(Do not mess or will not let )
(6)एक कदम स्वच्छता की ओर. (One step towards cleanliness )
Benefits of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has not yet been fully successful in its goals, but there has been a great increase in awareness among the people. Cities like Indore have made cleanliness their goal and this is the result that for the fourth consecutive year, Indore is on the verge of becoming the cleanest city in the country. However, we still need to make a lot of efforts, which cannot be accomplished only by governmental efforts.
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan website
The official website of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is swachhbharaturban.gov.in. You can get complete information about Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by visiting here.