Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday (3 October) commended Reliance Foundation and the Tata Group for their cleanliness drives as he retweeted their tweets highlighting the work done by them in different parts of the country, The Economic Times reported.
“Heartening to see people coming together for cleanliness across urban and rural India,” he wrote retweeting a tweet by Reliance Foundation, headed by philanthropist Nita Ambani.
The tweet by the foundation that drew PM’s attention read, “Various community members, including the sarpanch, participated in the #SwachhataHiSeva campaign by #RF in Jaipur Rural, #Rajasthan. They cleaned the surroundings and also motivated other villagers to do the same. #RFForSwachhBharat #SHS2019 @swachhbharat.”
PM Modi, who recently received the ‘Global Goalkeeper Award’ for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in New York, also retweeted a tweet by the Tata group. He wrote, “the excellent work of the Tata Group towards furthering cleanliness is very much in line with the historical ethos of the group, of contributing to national progress.”
The Tata Group had shared a video with the tweet to inform about the cleanliness work undertaken by them. The tweet said, “a step towards changing the game; a step towards a better future.”
The PM yesterday had also applauded the work by several other groups and organisations which shared their efforts on social media.
The Clean India mission or Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was launched by the prime minister on Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary on 2 October in 2014. He believed that promoting cleanliness would not just attract tourists but also uplift the health and dignity of the people of the country.
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