Anganwadis. Clean India was a dream seen by the Mahatma Gandhi regarding which he said that, Sanitation is more important than Independence. Tapping mplads/mlalads funds for Gap Funding for construction of sanitary facilities especially in Schools, Anganwadis and for CSCs and slwm projects as well as for water supply schemes. The first cleanliness drive in India was started on 25th of September in 2014 and first initiated by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi by cleaning the road. It is a mass movement has run to create a Clean India by 2019. The aim of the mission is to cover all the rural and urban areas of the country to present this country as an ideal country before the world. This campaign is covering 4041 statutory towns in order to clean roads, streets, and infrastructure of the India. The proposed SPY to be set up by 2015 will also handle the Ministry's requirements of IEC/IPC. To motivate local working bodies (such as communities, Panchayati Raj Institutions, etc) to make available the required sustainable sanitation facilities. The focus of the SBM-G should be on behavioural change; the guidelines also require that 8 of the funds be allocated for information, education and communication activities. As per an independent survey released by Quality Council of Indiain August 2017, overall national rural household access to toilet coverage increased.45 per cent and usage.29 per cent, with Haryana topping the national ranking with 99 per cent of households in rural.
The on-going mass mobilisation campaign Swachhata Hi Seva highlights sanitation as the real service to the nation. It was launched especially on the birth anniversary of the Mahatma Gandhi as he was dreamed and very keen to make this country a clean country. The campaign of Swachh Bharat is a biggest ever cleanliness drive of the India during the launch of which around 3 million government employees and students from schools and colleges were participated. Empowerment holds the key to change, but that would depend on breaking caste barriers through education and economic uplift. Training of masons in the construction of sanitary toilets will be taken up across the country in a focused manner. There are various brand ambassadors who have been chosen by the PM to initiate and promote the abhiyan of Swachh Bharat in various fields. Swachh Bharat cess : Swachh Bharat cess is an improvement in the service tax.5 on all the services in India. Cleanliness is next to Godliness.