The Prime Minister inaugurated the Swachh Bharat Diwas 2019 on the occasion of the Mahatma’s 150th birth anniversary in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
Prime Minister also released a postage stamp and silver coin to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
The event has been made more memorable after the UN released a postal stamp on Gandhiji a few days back.
On the same occasion, Prime Minister of India proposed the “Einstein Challenge” as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi.
Albert Einstein’s famous words on Gandhi says that “Generations to come will scarce believe that such a one as this ever in flesh and blood walked upon this earth.”
Considering the above statement Einstein Challenge invites thinkers, entrepreneurs, and tech leaders to be at the forefront of spreading Gandhi’s ideas through innovation to make it reach future generations.
On the occasion of Swachh Bharat Divas 2019, the Ministry of Railways also released Station Cleanliness Survey 2019.
Rajasthan’s Jaipur station topped the list of cleanest railway stations in India, in the non-suburban group of stations.
In the suburban group of stations, Maharashtra’s Andheri station has topped the list.
The cleanest railway zone 2019 award has been given to the North Western Railway Zone.