New Delhi: (24/06/2019) Swachh Mahotsav, 2019 was held at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on on Monday, where the winners of the campaign were awarded by Jal Shakti minister, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.
Among the states, Jharkhand, Telangana and Maharashtra have been chosen winners while among Union Territories, Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli have bagged top honours.
In a communique to the states, the department of drinking water and sanitation (Swachh Bharat MissionGramin) under Jal Shakti ministry appreciated the households, districts, states and Union Territories across the country for participating in the contest with great enthusiasm and bolstering the sanitation revolution in India.
The Swacch Sundar Shauchalaya campaign was organised as an opportunity to paint toilets and give them a facelift across rural India in order to reintensify the Swacch BharatJan Andolan. The campaign garnered over 1.34 crore participation.