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Railways to observe ‘Swachhta-Hi-Seva Pakhwada’ from Sep 11 to Oct 2

New Delhi, Sep 11(UNI) Ministry of Railways is observing ‘Swachhta-Hi-Seva Pakhwada’ across its entire network from September 11 to October 2.
Plastic bottles crushing machines will be expeditiously provided at railway stations under this initiative.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an event on Swachhta Hi Seva (SHS) offered Shramdaan at Mathura on Wednesday, leading and giving a message to the nation on removal of plastic waste.
IRailways also undertook massive Shramdaan with participation from all stakeholders on plastic waste collection on the first day of SHS on Wednesday. Focus on plastic waste collection will continue throughout the Swachhta Pakhwada.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has instructed the Railway Administration to make this Pakhwada a grand success and to give special focus on cleanliness at Railway Stations and in trains throughout the fortnight.
He has also directed that officers and staff of all departments to be involved in various activities during ‘Swachhta-Hi-Seva Pakhwada’.
Earlier the Minister of Railways has instructed for 10 days cleanliness drive for trains and stations starting September 2. He directed Zonal Railways to upload selected photographs on E-Drishti, Minister’s dashboard for monitoring purposes.
The Minister had been appreciating those Zones which have been doing well upon such monitoring.
Actions to be initiated across Railways network on plastic waste management include wide publicity to ban on single use plastic, Banners/posters/messages to this effect to be displayed at prominent places, Extensive use of Information Education and Communication measures would be made to create awareness among stakeholders. Audio messages/Banners shall also be displayed.
Zonal Railways to take action on implementation of Board’s instructions and give feedback about the measures adopted, Plastic bottle crushers to be installed at all A1 and A category stations before October 2, this year.
Work on development of 150 nurseries on Railway properties across the country to be completed by October 2.
IRCTC to implement return of plastic drinking bottles as part of Extended Producer Responsibility.
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