Anurag Thakur Launches Special Cleanliness Drive

New Delhi: Union minister Anurag Thakur on Wednesday launched a special cleanliness drive at Chandni Chowk here as part of the Swachh Bharat campaign, which aims to collect 1 crore kg of plastic waste across the country.

The Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Sports and Youth Affairs had launched the month-long campaign, being conducted across 744 districts of the country, at Prayagraj on October 1 through Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan and National Service Scheme affiliated institutions.

“We have already collected 84 lakh kg of plastic waste in a matter of 18 days and are set to surpass the target,” Thakur told reporters after participating in the cleanliness drive near Town Hall in old Delhi.

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