Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs
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Swachhata Ki Train: Ahmedabad embarks on innovative journey towards Swachhata

Posted On: 22 SEP 2023 2:44PM by PIB Delhi

Under the Swachhata Pakhwada 2023 the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) embarked on an innovative journey to raise awareness about waste management in their vibrant city. The ingenious approach they took was the 'Swachhata Train' initiative, a creative endeavour designed to foster a culture of cleanliness and waste management in Ahmedabad.

The 'Swachhata Train' initiative aimed at achieving many objectives. Firstly, it sought to promote awareness about the importance of waste management and cleanliness in the city. To achieve this, the AMC decided to engage and educate residents and visitors through an immersive and enjoyable   experience.

The 'Swachhata Train' was a delightful and informative ride that took passengers on a picturesque journey to the Kankariya Lake Front.  During the train journey, passengers had the unique opportunity to learn about waste management through engaging displays and presentations. These educational elements are designed to make the learning experience enjoyable and memorable.

One of the most innovative aspects of the 'Swachhata Train' initiative was the specially designed messages. Passengers were presented with plates and hand-bolts bearing impactful messages about the significance of waste management. These unique and tangible reminders served to raise awareness and inspire a sense of responsibility among both residents and visitors.

The 'Swachhata Train' initiative represented AMC's unwavering commitment to innovation in promoting cleanliness and waste management. It showcased their creative and imaginative approach to advancing the cause of Swachhata in Ahmedabad. Citizens wholeheartedly embraced and participated in this initiative.

The impact of the 'Swachhata Train' initiative has been remarkable. It has significantly increased awareness among residents and visitors about the importance of waste management and cleanliness. Passengers actively engaged with the educational materials, contributing to the overall mission of Swachh Bharat Mission Urban 2.0. The initiative also fostered a sense of responsibility among the city's residents and visitors, inspiring them to take an active role in waste management. Most importantly, it stood as a shining example of innovation, serving as a model for other cities seeking creative ways to promote cleanliness.

The 'Swachhata Train' initiative under ISL 2.0 by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation showcases how imagination, innovation, and creativity can be utilized to promote Swachhata. This transformative project not only heightens awareness but also actively involves residents and visitors in the quest for a cleaner and more environmentally responsible Ahmedabad. It stands as a testament to the effectiveness of innovative methods in bringing about meaningful and enduring change in our communities.

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