What is Fit India Plog Run?
Plogging is picking up plastic and waste while jogging. The campaign signifies two effects namely ‘Swasth’ and ‘Swacchta’ which is staying fit while keeping the city clean.
The Fit India Plog run is a part of the Fit India Movement launched by Prime Minister Modi on August 29, 2019. The Fit India Plog Run will catalyze PM Modi’s “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” and “Fit India movement” The run was organized at several parts of India to celebrate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhiji. It was flagged off by the sports minister Kirren Rijju.
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was launched 2nd October, 2014, marking the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The campaign aimed to achieve clean India by 2019. The campaign turned into national movement evoking sense of responsibility among the citizens.