Stepping up the efforts to keep railway premises clean, Indian Railways has joined hands with Sulabh International and decided to make its founder Bindeshwar Pathak as Brand Ambassador of Swachh Rail Mission. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will felicitate Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh International as a Brand Ambassador for Swachh Rail Mission of Indian Railways on Wednesday, said a senior Railway Ministry official.
Watch what else is making news:
Sulabh International has been assigned to clean some important railway stations across the country as part of the mission. As a pilot project, Sulabh has started cleaning and maintenance of five important railway stations from September. These railway stations are Gorakhpur, Old Delhi, Jaipur, Ahmedabad and Gwalior.
Railways has recently undertaken cleanliness drive at its premises across the country with specific focus area for spruce-up such as Swachh Stations (Clean Stations), Swachh Rail Gaadi (Clean Train), Swachh Neer (Clean Water), Swachh Parisar (Clean Complex), Swachh Sahyog (Cleanliness Participation), Swachh Samvad (Cleanliness Dialogue), Swachh Samarpan (Dedication for ensuring Cleanliness), Swachh Aahar (Clean Food).