PM's Message on Swachh Bharat

September 25, 2014
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Following is the text of Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi’s message on Swachh Bharat. 

“Dear Friends, 

I am sure you have heard time and again that cleanliness is next to Godliness. Alas, things are often different when it comes to putting this into practice. 

On 2nd October we are launching Swachh Bharat Mission, a massive mass movement, that seeks to create a Clean India. Cleanliness was very close to Mahatma Gandhi's heart. A clean India is the best tribute we can pay to Bapu when we celebrate his 150th birth anniversary in 2019. Mahatma Gandhi devoted his life so that India attains 'Swarajya'. Now the time has come to devote ourselves towards 'Swachchhata' (cleanliness) of our motherland. 

I urge every one of you to devote at least hundred hours every year, that is two hours every week towards cleanliness. We can't let India remain unclean any longer. On 2nd October I myself will set out with a broom and contribute towards this pious task. 

Today, I appeal to everyone, particularly political and religious leadership, mayors, sarpanchs and captains of industry to plan and wholeheartedly engage in the task of cleaning your homes, work places, villages, cities and surroundings. I request your active support and participation in our collective quest to make a Swachh Bharat.” 

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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will address the IPS probationers at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy on 31st July  2021,  at 11 AM via video conferencing. He will also interact with the probationers during the event.

Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah and Minister of State (Home) Shri Nityanand Rai will be present on the occasion.

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Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA) is the premier Police Training Institution in the country. It trains officers of the Indian Police Service at induction level and conducts various in-service courses for serving IPS Officers.