DU’s Himadrish Suwan honoured with Swachhta Warriors Award – 2016

On the completion of Two Years of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by Shri. Narendra Modi Hon’ble Prime Minister of India prestigious Swachhta Warriors Award-2016 was presented to Himadrish Suwan for his contribution towards the Swachh Bharat Mission at a public program organized by Ex. Delhi MLA & President Delhi Study Group Vijay Jolly at Speaker Hall, Constitution Club, Rafi Marg, New Delhi on Friday, 7th Oct 2016.

Shri. Vijay Goel, Union Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports and Water Resources, Govt. of India presented him with the momento who was also the Chief Guest. Other special invitees were the Additional Solicitor General of India Mrs. Pinki Anand, Member of Parliament Parvesh Verma , Member of Parliament from Bangladesh Sham Obaid Islam.

Other prominent recipients were, Swachh Kashi led by Ms. Temsutula Imsong, Delhi Savers led by Saurabh Sharma, Sajeevni led by Sanjeev Arora, Clean India Ventures led by Alok Gupta & Abhishek Gupta, Utthan Samiti – UP led by Satendra Singh, Swarn Rekha River Utthan Samiti – Jharkhand led by Gautam Dev, Swachhalay – Mumbai led by Arsh Mogre & Cyclist Abhishek Sharma promoting Swachh Bharat across India etc. shall be honored. They also shared their experiences.

Himadrish Suwan is the Convenor of Mission-E-Safai , an initiative by students for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan. He has connected universities & their student’s group under one umbrella & function as clusters in their areas to spread awareness programs in collaboration with various colleges and schools. The initiative has been wished by Honorable Prime Minister, Union Ministers, Chief Ministers, Governors ,Vice Chancellors ,Celebrities and Academicians.

Himadrish Suwan is also a well known young Columnist , Citizen Journalist (C.J)  for various reputed magazines.  He has received more than dozens of most prestigious National & International accolades. Suwan is the former Media President of Delhi University Students Union(DUSU) and recently was listed among India’s most influential youth.

After receiving the prestigious honour Suwan said ” The idea and the light behind the initiative was none other than the Prime Minister himself because since my childhood I have always heard about personal hygiene but only after 2nd October 2014 I came to know about the concept of Social Hygiene with the launch of the SWACHH BHAARAT ABHIYAAN programme. Hence, I dedicate this award to none other than the Prime Minister of India who inspires me each and every day”.

Himadrish is a final year student at DU’s Shaheed Bhagat Singh College.


Content and Images by Himadrish Suwan.

Journalism has been called the “first rough draft of history”. D.U.B may be termed as the first rough draft of DU history. Freedom to Express.

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