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Cleanliness fortnight launched at water resources ministry

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Union Water Resources Minister today launched a cleanliness fortnight in the ministry and administered 'Swachh Bharat' (Clean India) pledge to the employees.

Lauding the flagship campaign of at the Centre, she asked the officers and employees to keep their offices and residences clean.

Along with the main function in the national capital, simultaneous events were organised in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Uttarakhand, an official statement said.

The ministry has organised around 200 programmes along water bodies in Rajasthan, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Bihar, Odisha, Assam, Manipur, and Jharkhand, it said.

The ministry also sought participation of NGOs, community groups and industrial houses in this programme, the statement said.

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First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 17:29 IST