Clean India programme
Part of: Prelims
In News: The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India launched the Clean India programme in collaboration with State Governments on the eve of 75th year of Independence.
- Key activities: Collection and disposal of Waste through collection drive and door to door Campaign, Village Beautification, Maintenance beautification drives for historical monuments and heritage sites, community centres, Youth club/ Mahila Mandals, school and panchayat buildings etc. and Traditional Water Sources: Cleanliness and maintenance of water bodies through work camps.
- Collection and disposal of 75 Lakh kg waste mainly plastic waste throughout the Country covering 744 districts. On an average of 10,080 kg waste per District will be collected and accordingly on an average of 30kg waste per village will be collected & disposed off
News Source: PIB