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Success of 75-day lengthy seashore clean-up vindicates ‘complete of gov’ strategy: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi [India], October 6 (ANI): Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday mentioned that the success of the 75-day lengthy Beach Cleaning drive vindicates the “whole of Government” strategy.

According to the Ministry of Earth Science, chairing a evaluate assembly on the not too long ago concluded “Swachh Sagar, Surakshit Sagar” marketing campaign from July 5 to September 17 which is noticed as “International Coastal Clean Up Day”, Singh acknowledged the assist of over a dozen Union ministries for its grand success.

He thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who in his newest “Mann ki Baat” broadcast, talked about the “Swachh Sagar – Surakshit Sagar” marketing campaign and the mass public participation in it.

“PM Modi had congratulated all the people who took part in many cleanliness-related programs for the entire two and a half months,” he mentioned.

Singh mentioned that India’s 7500 km-long shoreline will play an important function in shaping up India’s Vision 2047.

“We need to leverage our underutilised oceanic resources in order to advance the economic growth of our nation. A high-level team constituted to organise yearlong activities on coastal clean-up will also coordinate in India’s Deep Sea Mission,” mentioned Singh.

Referring to the Swachh Bharat Mission launched on October 2, 2014, after the Prime Minister’s announcement from the Red Fort throughout his first Independence Day tackle on August 15, 2014, the Union Minister mentioned, the entire of presidency strategy has mixed with the entire of nation strategy to make swachhata a real Jan Andolan by bringing concerning the largest behavioural change on this planet.

“The SBM’s emphasis on behavioural change in rural sanitation at the grassroots level also led to rigorous verification and sustainability of the benefits accrued to rural communities,” he mentioned.

Singh lauded the function of the Ministry of Earth Sciences in executing such a mammoth job of simultaneous coastal clean-up and sea seashore cleansing throughout all the ocean seashores alongside 7,500 km lengthy shoreline of India.

“Governors, Chief Ministers, Union Ministers, MPs, film artists and celebrities participated in beach clean-up activities along with lakhs of volunteers from all walks of life. More than 45 Deputy Commissioners or District Magistrates from 9 Coastal States made special efforts to make the campaign a grand success,” the Minister identified.

He notably thanked the cooperation from the Ministries of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Jal Shakti, Health and Family Welfare, Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, External Affairs, Information and Broadcasting, organisations and associations like National Service Scheme (NSS), Indian Coast Guard, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Seema Jagran Manch, SFD, Paryavaran Sanrakshan Gatividhi (PSG), together with different social organisations and academic establishments within the clean-up marketing campaign.

Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Dr M Ravichandran, Secretary, DARPG, V Srinivas, DG, CSIR, Dr N Kalaiselvi, DG Coast Guard, VS Pathania, Gopal Arya from Paryavaran Sanrakshan Gatividhi and representatives of Environment Ministry and senior officers joined the evaluate assembly. (ANI)