Q. With reference to Clean India Programme, consider the following statements
:1.The programme will be organised only in urban areas.
2.The aim of the programme is to ensure their involvement in cleaning waste mainly Single-Use Plastic waste
.3.Department of Youth Affairs is organizing the programme from 1st October 2021 to 31st October 2021.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B
Notes:

Statement 1 is incorrect: The programme will be the largest cleanliness drive in the world. The programme will be organised in 6 Lakh villages of 744 Districts across the country through the networks of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) affiliated Youth Clubs & National Service Scheme affiliated Institutions.

Statement 2 is correct: The aim of the programme is to create awareness, mobilize people and ensure their involvement in cleaning waste mainly Single-Use Plastic waste throughout the country.

Statement 3 is correct: Department of Youth Affairs of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in commemoration of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsava is organizing a nationwide Clean India Programme from 1st October 2021 to 31st October 2021.

Source: Union Minister Shri Anurag Thakur launches nationwide Clean India Programme from Prayagraj