Swachhata Green Leaf Rating initiative

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Source-This post on Swachhata Green Leaf Rating initiative  has been created based on the article Swachhata Green Leaf Rating Initiative published in “PIB” on 19 February 2024.

Why in the news?

Recently, the Department of Drinking Water & Sanitation (DDWS), Ministry of Jal Shakti, in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism launched the Swachhata Green Leaf Rating (SGLR) initiative.

About Swachhata Green Leaf Rating (SGLR) initiative

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What is it?Swachhata Green Leaf Rating Initiative is a government initiative to ensure world-class hygiene and sanitation in the hospitality sector.
ObjectivesThe primary goal is to prevent pollution in water bodies and maintain a clean environment.
Launched byThe Department of Drinking Water & Sanitation (DDWS), Ministry of Jal Shakti, in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism

What is the significance of Swachhata Green Leaf Rating (SGLR) initiative?

1. The initiative promotes sanitation, waste management, and reduced plastic use in hospitality.
2. Its rating system applies to all types of accommodations, assessing compliance with guidelines.

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