Swachh Shakti 2019: Rural women Champions for Swachh Bharat

Swachh Shakti 2019: Rural women Champions for Swachh Bharat
Swachh Shakti 2019: Rural women Champions for Swachh Bharat


Swachh Shakti 2019: Rural women Champions for Swachh Bharat

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will visit Kurukshetra in Haryana on February 12, 2019. He will participate in Swachh Shakti 2019, a convention of Women Sarpanches and distribute the Swachh Shakti-2019 awards.


PM Modi will visit the Swachh Sundar Shauchalay exhibition at Kurukshetra and address a public gathering. PM will also inaugurate/ lay foundation stone for various development projects in Haryana.

Swachh Shakti-2019 is a national event which aims to bring in to focus the leadership role played by rural women in Swachh Bharat Mission. Women Sarpanches and Panches from all over the country will be attending the event.

Around 15,000 women are expected to participate in this year’s Swachh Shakti event aimed at empowering the women.

Background of Swachh Shakti Program :- 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Shakti program first in 2017 at Gandhinagar, Gujarat. 6000 women sarpanches from across the country had assembled in Gujarat on the occasion of International Women’s Day under the banner of Swachh Shakti 2017.

The second Swachh Shakti event, Swachh Shakti-2018 was held at Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. 8000 women sarpanches, 3000 women Swachhagrahis and women champions from other walks of life from across the country were recognized for their outstanding contribution towards making a Swachh Bharat during the event.

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