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Gangtok awarded ‘Cleanest Tourist Destination’

 GANGTOK, Oct 2 - Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim, has been named as the ‘Cleanest City Destination’ by the Union Ministry of Tourism.

 The award was received from the Prime Minister by Commissioner, Gangtok Municipal Corporation in New Delhi on September 30, an official release said here today.

The Ministry of Urban Development and Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, nodal Ministries responsible for implementing the flagship programme Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban and Gramin), jointly organised a day-long national workshop ‘INDOSAN’ at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on Friday.

The workshop which was inaugurated by the Prime Minister saw the participation of Union Ministers of the Ministries concerned, Chief Ministers of many States and Ministers in-charge of Swachh Bharat Mission. – PTI

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