Indian PM to Get Award for Cleanliness Drive
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be conferred an award by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in recognition of his ambitious cleanliness drive
“Swachh Bharat Abhiyan,” a minister in the Prime Minister Office (PMO) said.
Junior Minister in the PMO Jitendra Singh tweeted, “Another award, another moment of pride for every Indian as PM Modi’s
diligent and innovative initiatives bring laurels from across the world.
PM Modi to receive award from Bill Melinda Gates Foundation for
‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan’ during his visit to U.S.”
The “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” is one of the first few ambitious projects that PM Modi launched in his first term.
The project was launched as an ode to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary five years ago. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is a private foundation owned by billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates.
Mr Modi is expected to travel to the United States on September 22 to 27.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.