Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bhupender Yadav
Union Minister "Bhupender Yadav" participated in the ‘Swachh Sagar, Surakshit Sagar’ campaign, which aims at promoting environmental sustainability, at Puducherry on Saturday(27th Aug 2022).
“Swachh Sagar, Surakshit Sagar” campaign is a 75-day citizen-led initiative aimed at improving coastal and ocean health via community action. The campaign began on July 5, 2022, and will end on September 17, 2022, which happens to be the International Coastal Clean-up Day.
A large beach cleaning campaign involving over 200 children from various schools at Puducherry, NCC Cadets, Scouts and Guides was held at the Promenade Beach, along with officials of the Government of Puducherry and the general beach users.
The Campaign at the Promenade beach was marked by school children and beach users taking a Pledge – “I Am Saving My Beach” in English and Tamil. This was followed by prize distribution for the painting competition. A walkathon by 100 school students, cyclists and a float on “Connecting with the Ocean” was also flagged off by the dignitaries.
The Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan and the Chief Minister of Puducherry Thiru. N. Rangaswamy were also present during the minister’s visit.
The campaign is spearheaded by the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES)
in partnership with the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC)
, the Indian Coast Guard, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)
, and other central organisations and social organisations..Source : The Print