Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be awarded the Global Award today. PM Modi will be awarded the Global Goalkeeper Award for significant improvement and leadership for cleanliness. The award will be given by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The Foundation had said that we will give Modi our annual Goalkeepers Global Goals Award for providing sanitation to more than 50 crore people in India.
According to the report, PM Modi is being given this award for his leadership and his commitment to make sanitation accessible to all in India. The Global Goalkeeper Award, given by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is a special honor given to a politician who has shown impressive leadership in the country or globally towards achieving global goals.
Please tell that Prime Minister Narendra Modi started the Swachh Bharat Mission in the country on 2 October 2014. So far, 9 crore toilets have been built in the country under this mission. At present, toilet facilities are available in 98% of the villages in the country, whereas 4 years ago the number of such villages was only 38%. According to the data, 27 out of 36 states and union territories have now become open defecation free.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked the Melinda Gates Foundation when the award was announced and said that India has taken many steps in the field of cleanliness and sanitation to realize Mahatma Gandhi’s dream of a clean India.