India Sanitation Conference To Be Inaugurated By Narendra Modi Soon


NEW DELHI: Ahead of the second commemoration of Swachh Bharat Mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will introduce a day-long India Sanitation Conference – INDOSAN – tomorrow to take load of the advancement under the mission.

He will chief ministers, ministers boss clergymen, priests and District Collectors and Municipal Commissioners of 500 AMRUT urban areas and different partners, an official articulation said.

After the inaugural session, Minister of Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu and Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation Narendra Singh Tomar will co-seat a whole session on 'behavioral change' parts of Swachh Bharat Mission.

Later, Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha will seat a session on 'Between Ministerial Cooperation'. There will be six topical sessions on different parts of Swachh Bharat Mission.
The Prime Minister, other leaders and participants would also sign a declaration reiterating the country's commitment to ensure an Open Defecation Free and Clean India.

11 individuals and organisations who have made significant contribution for generating awareness about sanitation and motivating people in this regard would be honoured during the conference.

Swachh Bharat Mission, launched on October 2, 2014 envisages a Clean India by October 2, 2019 coinciding with the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.