sulabh swatchh bharat

Thursday, 24-August-2017


Half Way Covered More Pace Needed

43 weeks ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of a clean India which we can be proud of, has beginning to bear fruits. With over two crore toilets built in almost all parts of the country, Prime Minister has brought dignity to homes of have-nots. Thirty five districts and one lakh villages have been declared Open Defecation Free (ODF). Five states are almost on verge of achieving the target. And it’s not a mean achievement. The Swachh Bharat Mission was launched two years ago on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The mission, launched by the Prime Minister, was managed by the Ministry of Urban Development for urban areas and by the Ministry of Drinking Water and San...

Stars with brooms

43 weeks ago
Amid the rush and incessant honking of traffic, the camera panned over a litter strewn street, over crushed empty cans, soiled papers and the tell tale paan stains on the pavement and corners.  It lingered on the bent heads of those seeking Goddess Lakshmi’s blessings, they went through their devotions seemingly oblivious of their surroundings. Not the goddess, who vanished.  This is the message of a campaign film ‘Don’t let her go’ with actress Kangana Ranaut playing the role of Lakshmi.  The film directed by Pradeep Sarkar also features Isha Kopikar, Ravi Kishan and Omkar Kapoor along with Kangana.  Using them, the film attacks pub...

Namo App – 1 on 1 with Modi

43 weeks ago
September 17 was Seva Divas. It was Seva Divas because that is how Narendra Modi saw fit to celebrate his birthday, as a day of national service.  It was also the first time people high and low, came forward to celebrate, not in terms of crowding outside Lok Kalyan Marg but on social media aided by the NaMo app!. The NaMo app is not new, in fact it was launched last year but the new upgraded app is not only interactive, it offers a host of other features that seem to have become a hit with the folks on social media.  The upgraded app is courtesy Apple CEO, Tom Cook, who shared ideas with Modi on how to improve his app, during a recent visit.  The &lsq...