Harpic Mission Paani launches India’s first ever preamble for sustainable sanitation on World Toilet Day

Chennai: Harpic Mission Paani launched India’s first-ever ‘Sanitation for All Pledge and Preamble: Clean Water, Sustainable Sanitation’ with Honourable Minister of Jal Shakti – Mr. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and five prominent women leaders- Kausar Munir (Lyricist), Savita Punia (Indian Hockey Player), Smriti Mandhana (Indian Cricketer), Bhavina Patel (Indian par athlete and table tennis player) and Lovlina Borgohain (Indian Boxer, Olympian) at the Mission Paani Sanitation Forum on World Toilet Day.

The event also witnessed the unveiling of a first-of-its-kind Coffee Table Book ‘101 Stories of Inspiration’ endorsed by Honourable Vice President Shri M Venkaiah Naidu. The book is a showcase of hope and inspiration stories of sanitation workers in India. The book compiled by the Integrated Health and Wellbeing Council is a tribute to these workers who have risked their lives to create a cleaner and more hygienic environment by taking care of our cleanliness and sanitation needs. The stories are of individuals who have transformed their lives from manual scavenging to a more dignified livelihood.

 

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