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NDTV’s Swachh Ambassadors

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Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, an Indian politician and the current Railway Minister. He is also a Chartered Accountant by profession and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

As part of the NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India Cleanathon with Amitabh Bachchan, which will bring together the entire nation towards better sanitation and hygiene, NDTV has nominated Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu as one of its swachh ambassadors.

From open toilets that release human waste on tracks to bio toilets, Indian Railways is key to changing India’s dirty picture. Watch Video

Arjuna awardee and ace badminton player, she is a youth icon, to inspire and set an example for the youth. NDTV nominated Saina Nehwal to take forward the Swachhta campaign. Watch Video

Arvind Gupta, National Head of BJP IT Cell becomes the third Swachh Ambassador nominated by NDTV.  Watch Video

Together with Arvind Gupta, Priyanka Chaturvedi is a joint nominee for NDTV Swachh Ambassador. Cutting across the political barriers these two came together to spread the message on importance of Swachhta across social media.  Watch Video

Already a big name in the sphere of rural upliftment, Founder Trustee of Swades Foundation has committed to build 25,000 toilets during the Swachh India Cleanathon.  Watch Video

A corporate voice fighting for a change – Meet Anand Mahindra, Chairman and MD of Mahindra Group, who is one of NDTV’s Swachh Ambassadors. Watch Video

Reckitt Benckiser, the parent company of Dettol, is the world’s leading consumer health and hygiene company. Fuelled by a new breed of talent who blend intellectual curiosity with commitment to the highest quality standards, RB is set to redefine the world of consumer health and hygiene.  RB people and its culture are at the heart of the company’s success. They have an intense drive for achievement and a desire to outperform wherever they focus, including in sustainability where the company is targeting a 1/3 reduction in water impact, 1/3 reduction in carbon and to have 1/3 of its net revenue coming from more sustainable products by 2020. It is also the Save the Children charity’s largest FMCG global partner, with a new partnership vision to radically reduce the world’s second biggest killer of under-fives, diarrhoea.  Overall RB wants to reach 200 million people to improve their health and hygiene behaviour. Watch Video



  1. tony

    December 14, 2014 at 9:53 am

    Great Initiative. Please show a live counter on the Channel and website and give name of donor as the amount adds up. This will make people more enthusiastic towards giving. Hope you cross 1000 crores.
    Railways have a key role in keeping India clean. Railway washrooms are dirtiest and need to be subcontracted to advertisers to keep them clean. Also please no toilets on platforms but near the entry/exit only as they always stink and overflow.

  2. Ritesh Shah

    December 15, 2014 at 5:34 pm

    One of the smalledt contribution every family can make – Instead of selling the newspapers as “raddi”, make paper bags which the fruit / vegetable vendors can use instead of plastic bags.
    Need to promote and show easy way to make a paper bag from a newspaper.

  3. Sudhir tanwar

    December 16, 2014 at 9:16 am

    Its a really challenge to provide hygienic space in “India” for a common man who are still out of improvement or living in dark (Mainly for ladies)
    Initiative by Deetol NDTV “Banega swachh India” should be reached to every corner all over we hope. Definitely it will improve mindset and behavior of a large population to think clean ….
    I salute …Jai Ho

  4. Kalpit Patel

    December 18, 2014 at 3:49 am

    We have special concept for Swachha Bharat but we need support

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