Indian Railways is observing “Cleanliness Week” from 10th August in order to mark the Independence Day. The “Cleanliness Week” will include a special Cleanliness drive which will focus on cleaning the the tracks, station offices, colonies, work sites, edge of stations and other areas near railway premises. The Cleanliness drive will give special attention on the collection of plastic waste along with other waste.
The Ministry of Railways also announced that the prime focus will be on intensive cleanliness of stations, trains, water vending points, toilets as well as drains. Railwaymen will also urge the passengers and general public to keep the trains, stations and tracks clean.
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- Union Minister for Railways: Piyush Goyal.