President Ram Nath Kovind launches nation-wide campaign Swacchata Hi Sewa

Today, President Ram Nath Kovind has launched a nation-wide campaign Swacchata Hi Sewa from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh. He also administered nation-wide ‘Swachhta Hi Seva pledge’ initiating parallel action in all the two lakhs 50 thousand plus Gram Panchayats and cities in India. The objective of the campaign is to mobilize people and reinforce the public movement for sanitation to contribute to Mahatma Gandhi’s dream of a Clean India. Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Haryana, and Uttarakhand and nearly 200 districts around the country have become Open Defecation Free. The fortnight long campaign will conclude on Gandhi Jayanti (2nd of October).