NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Housing and Urban affairs (MoHUA) is organising Swachhotsav – International Day of Zero Waste: Rally for Garbage Free Cities on 29, 30, 31st March, 2023 in New Delhi.
The Swachh Mashaal March will set the tone for the ‘Women-led Swachhotsav’, where citizens will rally for garbage-free cities. This will be followed by cleanliness drives at public places, open plots, water bodies, railway tracks, public toilets in every ward of a participating Urban Local Bodies (ULB). Over 2000 cities have already joined hands for the Mashaal march.
The event will be organized by MoHUA in collaboration with GIZ, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Housing Minister Hardeep S. Puri launched Swachhotsav, 3-week women-led Swachhata campaign from March 08, 2023. The campaign aims to recognise and celebrate the transition from women in sanitation to women-led sanitation. A series of events and activities were organised across cities to celebrate women from all walks of life, who provide leadership in making the mission of GFC a success. The 3-week campaign will culminate in a Swachhotsav event on 29th March, 2023, as a run up to the International Day of Zero Waste on 30th March, 2023.
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