National Cleanliness Day

2024-01-30 Tue

National Cleanliness Day in India is observed every year on January 30. The significance of this day is to promote awareness regarding cleanliness and sanitation as a way of life.

Swachh Bharat mission was launch by honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on 2 October 2014 to pay tribute of Mahatma Gandhi. The idea behind this mission was to eliminate Open Defecation and to improve waste management and or waste disposal.

India post issued a Miniature Sheet on ‘Swachh Bharat’ in 2015 featuring a set of three postage stamps on the theme of ‘Swachh Bharat’.

Image Courtesy: India Post