Swachch Bhaarat campaign is a well thought out idea. It is the high time, we implemented it.
Swachch Bhaarat is the program and campaign initiated by the Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi on 2nd October, 2014. Mr. Modi himself had cleaned a road in Delhi to initiate the campaign in style.
It was started to realize the dream of Mahatma Gandhi of Clean India. Gandhiji used to give a lot of importance and attention to cleanliness and hygiene. He wished that Indians learn about hygiene and be on par with the westerners in practising hygiene.
Swachch Bharat mission has two components. The urban component will be for about 4,000 towns for 5 years. Expected cost is Rs 62,000 ...view middle of the document...
We will commit to "we don't pollute/litter, nor we will allow anyone to litter".
It is surprisingly as simple as 2 hours a week for each person. So it is affordable. Most of the country is concurrently engaged on each Sunday for this task.
For making India clean, we have to arrange garbage bins (waste boxes) every street corner. We have to build a number of toilets in villages where they are not available still. Municipal and panchayats play very important role in this. Schools too should take so that children do not fall sick, and that children learn the best health habbits.
Clean India campaign will be successful only if it becomes a human chain at all levels in each town and village. The TV, newspapers and radio are already spreading it. Many celebrities including film stars have been invited by the government to take part in the campaign and spread the awareness.
The children and the schools have a lot to contribute in this direction. The children in schools are to be imparted good morals and taught the good ways of maintaining cleanliness and hygiene. Also, they will become habituated to working with clean environment, and taking care of cleaning themselves without depending on others. They are also...