Defence Minister gives away cleanliness certificates to cantonments
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday visited Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh to give an impetus to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious Swachh Bharat campaign in cantonments.
Sitharaman gave cleanliness certificates to 10 cantonments of Central Command including Bareilly, Danapur, Jabalpur, Dehradun, Lucknow, Lansdowne, Meerut, Ranikhet, Clement Town, and Varanasi on the occasion. The CEOs and officials of these cantonments took part in the programme.
She will give certificates to 14 cantonments of Northern Command on Saturday.
The initiative has been taken under the motto 'Swachh Chhavni Swasth Chhavni', to sustain the momentum of the Swachh Bharat Campaign.