The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports will launch the nationwide Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 2.0. This program will run from October 1 to 31, 2022 by the Department of Youth Affairs.
Its objective is to dispose of waste mainly single use plastic and to spread awareness about it. Hotspots for waste collection will be Tourist Places, Educational Institutes, Bus Stand/Railway Stations and the vicinity, National Highways, Historical and heritage buildings, religious places & surroundings, Hospitals and Water Resource etc.
The programme is being organised in all the villages across the country through the network of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS), affiliated Youth Clubs & National Service Scheme Affiliated Institutions.