Prime Minister Narendra Modi shall receive an award in US for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. PM will receive this award from Bill and Melina Gates Foundation.
In a tweet by Minister of State in the PMO, Jitendra Singh, he said, “Another award and another moment of pride for every Indian as PM Modi’s diligent and innovative initiatives brings laurel from across the world.”
The mission Swachh Bharat Abhiyan runs of an idea to make India an open defecation free country in Five Years.
The mission also seeks to improve the levels of cleanliness in rural areas through Solid and Liquid Waste Management activities and making Gram Panchayats Open Defecation Free (ODF), clean and sanitised.