BJP president Amit Shah Thursday cleaned garbage and planted a sapling of 'neem' tree as the Municipal Corporations held a series of events across the city to mark Good Governance Day on the occasion of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday.
After Prime Minister Narendra Modi's historic US visit, America has recognised the great potential India holds for ties between both the nations, US Congress member Tulsi Gabbard said here on Saturday.
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday released the Government of India's calendar for the year 2015 and said that it is a convergence of two of the government's mainstream projects - 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' and 'Digital India'.
Madhya Pradesh Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Gopal Bhargava on Saturday said roping in of eunuchs into the cleanliness drive under the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' across the state has yielded encouraging results.
Writer-lyricist and ad guru Prasoon Joshi, who has recently penned the anthem for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, initiated a ‘Clean Sweep’ campaign on the lines of Clean India here.
In keeping with the 'Swachh Bharat' campaign, the Indian Consulate here undertook a massive cleanliness drive at its premises and is being hailed as a model of 'Swachh Consulate,' setting an example for other Indian missions and posts abroad to take up similar efforts.
Stand-up comedian Raju Srivastav, who was nominated for Swachhta Abhiyaan by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, weilded the broom here on Sunday and nominated Mayawati and Azam Khan among 11 persons for the cleanliness challenge.
Local officials in the sprawling Braj region, visited by millions of Hindus for its association with the life of Lord Krishna, have been told to ensure cleanliness in the vicinity of major temples and pilgrim spots.
Wednesday could well have been called "Swachh Vishwa Abhiyan Din." It was observed at the UN and around the world as World Toilet Day, an observance to further sanitation where leaders spoke of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan - Clean India Mission - campaign to provide toilets for all.