Narendra Modi chosen by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for 2019 Global Goalkeeper Award’
Published: September 3, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be honoured with the prestigious ‘ 2019 Global Goalkeeper Award’ by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for his leadership and commitment to his ambitious pet project “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBA)” on 24th September 2019. The Prime Minister will also address global leaders and corporate executives at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum during his visit here for the high-level UN General Assembly (UNGA) session. The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBA), which was launched on 2nd October 2014, is a nationwide initiative aimed to inspire the public to voluntarily clean public spaces as a service to the nation. The aim of the campaign is to achieve the vision of a ‘Clean India’ by 2nd October 2019. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is a private foundation owned by billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates.
Topics: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation • Bill Gates • Bloomberg Global Business Forum • Businesspeople • Cleaning • Narendra Modi • sanitation • SBA • Swachh Bharat Mission • Water supply and sanitation in India