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Swachh Iconic Places: 12 sites to be transformed into ‘Swachh Tourist Destinations’

Taking forward the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for transforming iconic heritage, spiritual and cultural places in the country as ‘Swachh Tourist Destinations’ under Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) initiative, Ministry of Jal Shakti has announced the selection of the following 12 iconic sites under Phase IV.

These twelve places are, Ajanta Caves, Sanchi Stupa, Kumbhalgarh fort, Jaisalmer fort, Ramdevra, Golconda Fort, Sun Temple, Rock Garden, Dal Lake, Banke Bihari Temple, Agra Fort, Kalighat Temple.

The initiative aims at enhancing the experience of both domestic and foreign visitors by improving the sanitation and cleanliness standards at and around the sites.

This project is being coordinated by the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS), Ministry of Jal Shakti in association with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Culture and the concerned State/UT governments.

 

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