President Ram Nath Kovind will launch ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ (Cleanliness service) sanitation campaign on Tuesday in Kanpur.
‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ is a fortnight long campaign to highlight Narendra Modi government’s flagship cleanliness initiative ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’.
Kovind will launch the campaign from Ishwari Ganj village, a spokesperson said.
President will also inaugurate a Solid-Liquid Waste Management Scheme at Kanpur and distribute tri-cycles meant for carrying garbage among sanitation-workers.
Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanth will also be present at the programme.
The nation-wide campaign is being coordinated by Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
The program includes voluntary work and will focus on mass mobilisation and reinforcement of ‘jan andolan’ for contribute to Mahatma Gandhi’s dream of a clean India.
The nationwide campaign to be launched on Friday will seek large mobilisation of people from all walks of life, including the prime minister, union ministers, chief ministers, member of parliament and NGOs to undertake ‘Shramdaan’ for cleanliness and construction of toilets and to make their surroundings free from open defecation.
The program aims to clean public and tourist places in specific.
(With PTI inputs)