Swachhata Hi Seva (SHS) 2019

Swachhata Hi Seva (SHS) 2019, a jan andolan for Swachhata, is proposed to be organised from 11th September to 2nd October 2019. This year’s campaign will be focused on Plastic Waste Management, given the detrimental effect of uncollected plastic waste on human beings, animals and the environment at large. From 3rd October till 27th October (Diwali), the collected plastic waste will then be effectively recycled and disposed.

All Central and State Governments are being encouraged to ban the use of Single Use Plastic (SUP) products during the campaign period.

Activities Scheduled
11th September - 1st October
Awareness Generation, Preparation and Swachhata Shramdaan
  • Awareness generation across towns and villages
  • Preparations for collection, disposal of plastic waste
  • Shramdaan for general swachhata
2nd October
Massive Plastic Waste Shramdaan
  • Nationwide shramdaan for plastic waste collection and segregation
3rd October - 27th October (Diwali)
Effective Disposal
  • Recycling and effective disposal of collected plastic waste 
Activities Scheduled
First step towards the larger goal of effective plastic waste management.
The following are the output indicators:
People Mobilised
Activities Undertaken
Plastic Waste Collected
Plastic Waste Recycled/ Effectively Disposed
Hours of Shramdaan
Steps how people can participate in this campaign
Plastic Waste Shramdaan on 2nd October, Swachh Bharat Diwas
Preparation and awareness generation activities about plastics waste management through “Nukkad Natak” & “Folk Songs”
Interpersonal communication in towns, villages on segregation and management of plastic waste at home