PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate India Sanitation Conference


Ahead of the second anniversary of Swachh Bharat Mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address chief ministers, ministers, elected representatives of people, district collectors, municipal commissioners of 500 AMRUT cities and other stakeholders in New Delhi today.

He will inaugurate the day long INDOSAN (India Sanitation Conference) meant for taking stock of the progress made under the Swachh Bharat mission.

After the inaugural session, Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu and Drinking Water and Sanitation Minister Narendra Singh Tomar will co-chair a plenary session on ‘Behavioral Change’ – Aspects of Swachh Bharat Mission’.

Later, Cabinet Secretary P.K. Sinha will chair a session on ‘Inter-Ministerial Cooperation’. There will be six thematic sessions on various aspects of Swachh Bharat Mission. Prime Minister Modi, other leaders and participants would a sign a declaration reiterating the country’s commitment to ensure Open Defecation Free and Clean India.