Cleanliness campaign ran for 3 weeks in many central government offices
Junk, e-waste and waste furniture sold, earning Rs 254 crore
About 37 lakh square feet of vacant space equal to the central vista
New Delhi. Taking lessons from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cleanliness campaign, the Central Government has earned around Rs 254 crore in the last 3 weeks by selling junk files, e-waste and furniture from government offices. Not only this, when the place where these junk files used to be removed and sold, then about 37 lakh square feet of space equal to the Central Vista was also vacant. The India Post office has built a canteen and a magnificent gallery for the employees in such an empty space.
India Post has named this canteen as Aangan. Chief Post Master General Manju Kumar told that once upon a time this place was littered with garbage and was full of junk, bad AC, cooler, computer and other bad furniture. Deputy Director General Amarpreet Duggal said that taking lessons from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cleanliness campaign, they were sold in the trash, earning lakhs and a beautiful canteen and a magnificent gallery have been built here.
Campaign was launched in many central government offices
Similarly, the campaign has been run in many central government offices. In this, about 18 thousand of Indian Post, 7 thousand stations of railways, 6 thousand of pharmaceutical department, 4 thousand 500 of defense, about 4900 sites of Ministry of Home Affairs are included. With this, the vacant space in government offices will now start coming in some way or the other. The government has also earned income. Senior officials say that this campaign can be carried out in other offices.
Tags: central government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi
FIRST PUBLISHED : October 27, 2022, 18:44 IST