Global Hand-washing Day observed countrywide
“Adopt the practice of washing hands with soap in your lifestyle on this day and inspire others to do the same,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote in a message to all citizens on Global Handwashing Day that is globally observed on October 15th. He emphasised the importance of handwashing, particularly during the coronavirus pandemic.
Numerous IEC activities marked Week 1 of the COVID 19-appropriate behaviour campaign that was launched by the Prime Minister of India on 8th October 2020. The activities were in keeping with those suggested by the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation and to be carried out between October and December 2020.
- Hygiene and Handwashing
Shri Arun Baroka, Additional Secretary, Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation in this video talks about the contribution of the nation in building the world’s largest sanitation revolution and focuses on the importance of moving towards ‘Sampoorn Swachhata’ with a special focus on sustaining the good practices and ensuring effective waste management.
- Solid and Liquid Waste Management, Sustainability