Rural Minister Birender Singh launched Clean Mission to connect Indian Diaspora with Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Rural Minister Birender Singh launched Clean   Mission to connect Indian Diaspora with Swachh   Bharat Abhiyan

4 5In a grand community event Shri Birender Singh, Union Minister for Rural

Development, Sanitation and Drinking water launched an ambitious project Clean

Mission, which aims to connect Indian Diaspora world over with Swachh Bharat

Abhiyan to improve rural sanitation.

Through Clean Mission members of Indian diaspora and international community

can contribute to make rural Indian villages fully open defecation free.

Addressing the launch event, Mr Singh said, “India is a blessed country that has its

children across the globe and that they are willing to support their country in noble

causes. Clean Mission, the overseas connection of Swachh Bharat Mission is just

an extension of our Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of having a clean

country. I urge you all to join hands and come forward”.

“It is each and every individual’s duty to contribute towards improving sanitation

and creating a cleaner India. We extend our full support to the Clean Mission

Project. My government and I, personally see that in the coming times, there will

be synergies and a wonderful partnership between Swachh Bharat Mission and

Clean Mission to uplift the situation of sanitation in India,” he added.

The project was launched by the group of community leaders based in Australia,

US, Canada and Singapore.

“We have gained and learned so much from our motherland and this is the time

when we should try to give back. No child deserves to die in India due to such

preventable diseases in today’s time,” said Dr Nihal Agar founder of Clean


“The Indian Diaspora, no matter where they are based in the world, feels for our

country. We wish to contribute in some way to our nation. Specially, after the call

from our Hon. Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi in his address to Indian

community in New York and Sydney, it has been our deepest urge to contribute

towards Swachh Bharat Abhiyan to improve sanitation facilities,” said Balesh

Singh Dhankhar founder president of Clean Mission.

“In rural India, over 5 lakh children lose their lives every year to diseases related to

poor sanitation and unclean water, and this is the focus of Clean Mission. We

select number of villages and make them fully open defecation free and improve

sanitation awareness to combat this largely ignored issue”, he added.

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