Swachh Bharat Pakhwada is fortnight long cleanliness drive

Q.  Swachh Bharat Pakhwada is
- Published on 27 Jun 16

a. Month long cleanliness drive
b. Weekly cleanliness drive
c. Fortnight cleanliness drive
d. Twelve week cleanliness drive

ANSWER: Fortnight cleanliness drive
  • Seeking to give impetus to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', all central government ministries and departments have been directed to carry out a drive to weed out old files and discarded furniture and vehicles.
  • This also includes other cleanliness activities.
  • The fortnight-long cleanliness drive 'Swachh Bharat Pakhwada' is being observed in many ministries.
  • Union Urban Development Ministry has asked ministries to organise a series of activities like 'mass pledge on swacchta' by the employees, cleanliness drive, carrying out inspection and repair work of all sanitary facilities in office premises, weeding out of old files, disposal of old items including furniture, machines and vehicles, and conducting pest control, etc.

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