PM Modi chairs meeting on Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme
Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting on ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ programme. Under the initiative, the government plans to hold people-to-people exchange between states to enhance knowledge about each other’s culture.
About Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat
The programme is a personal initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that highlights India’s diversity and furthers national unity. It was announced by the Prime Minister in 2015 on the 140th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
Objective: The unique Mission seeks to develop a holistic national perspective on important issues as well as encourage celebration of India’s vibrant regional cultures.
It also aims to actively enhance interaction between people of diverse cultures living in different states and union territories in India with the objective of promoting greater mutual understanding amongst them.