PM Narendra Modi presents Swachh Shakti Awards 2017 to women sarpanch
PM Narendra Modi on 8 March 2017 presented Swachh Shakti Awards 2017 to women sarpanch in Gandhinagar, Gujarat who have contributed immensely (बेहद) to the movement towards a clean India. The awards were presented on the occasion of International Women's Day 2017. PM Modi honoured ten women with the Swachh Shakti Samman for their exemplary work (अनुकरणीय कार्य) in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Among the women awardees were Manju Maurya from UP, Uttara Thakur from Chhattisgarh, Kumari Neelam from Haryana, Shivani Dakoy from West Bengal, Asha Putri from Rajasthan, Sumitra Kumari from Assam, Ramila Ben Rai Singh Gavit from Gujarat, Akamma Harval from Karnataka, M. Malika from Tamil Nadu, and Sushila Kurkute from Maharashtra.
All of them were given the name of Swachhta Champion.
Around 6000 women sarpanches from across the country participated(भाग लिया) in the Swachh Shakti Sammelan. Among them were mostly those women sarpanches who played a key role in making their villages open defecation (शौच) free. On the same occasion, a digital exposition(प्रदर्शनी) was also displayed where one could see how a clean village is transforming itself into being digital. These include those 25 villages out of 33 in Gujarat which have become Open Defecation Free.
Definitions of exposition प्रदर्शनी
a comprehensive description and explanation of an idea or theory.
the exposition and defense of his ethics
synonyms: explanation, description, elucidation, explication, interpretation, account, commentary, appraisal, assessment, discussion, exegesis
a large public exhibition of art or trade goods.
Similar to the inaugural event in Beijing two years ago, the exposition in Shanghai also featured a wide range of exhibitions on world soccer.
synonyms: exhibition, fair, trade fair, trade show, show, expo, display, presentation, demonstration, exhibit