Swachh Bharat mission also known as Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is a campaign in India that has been started by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The time that has been set for this campaign is 2014 – 2019 as a mission to clean the streets, roads
This is to specifically concentrate on the rural areas and the areas in India where there is no awareness about some human activities that lead to health issues and various other environmental problems.
The main objectives of this mission include eliminating open defecation through the construction of house toilets and public toilets, banning littering and throwing wastes on the roads openly through the use of dustbins where ever possible on the roads.
In this video, we build a project model of Swachh Bharat using very simple materials that are easily available.
- Glue gun
- Liquid glue
- Small dry sticks or hay
- Colored papers – Yellow, Green, Black, Red
- White Paper – A4 Size
- Chart Sheet
- Toy car
- Small empty unused plastic box
You use the resource/tools page section to find the tips where you can buy these materials used at a reasonable cost.
Detailed Video Show How To Make Swachh Bharat School Project Model
Questions and Answers:
- What is the aim of Swachh Bharat?
A. The aim of Swachh Bharat is to eliminate open defecation, maintaining cleaner roads and maintaining hygienic environment.
2. Who started the Swachh Bharat mission?
A. Swachh Bharat mission also called as cleaner India mission has been started by Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi. He has been elected as the prime minister in the year 2014 as part of the elections process.
3. Why does India need Swachh Bharat Mission?
A. There are many rural areas in India that lack sanitation because of poor facilities and improper planning and lack of awareness. Thus, Swachh Bharat mission emphasizes on improving interpersonal communication, education and implementing mechanisms on the Gram Panchayat level.
4. Is the campaign only for rural areas in India or urban areas too? If so, explain the need in both the regions?
A. Cleaner India Mission is not only for rural areas in India but also for the Urban areas. In these areas, the aim is to build individual toilets, public/community toilets and solid waste management. Waste management has been a huge issue in the urban areas because of the plastic usage. So, rules have been set down to reduce the use of plastic in what ever way possible.
5. As an individual, how can we contribute to Swachh Bharat mission?
A. As a urban citizen, it is our responsibility to spread awareness about the mission and follow the rules set by the mission. Even if it is smallest contribution like carrying a cloth bag while shopping, separating the wet waste and dry waste and been mindful to throw the waste in the dustbins arranged on the roads etc.
Swachh Bharat mission has been a huge success so far as we can see many people have been actively participating in the mission and creating awareness about the true use of it.
People have realized the importance of clean city for a safer environment. For this, we really need to applaud and appreciate our Prime Minister Narendra Modi for starting this mission.