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Odisha: Puri district receives Swachhata Darpan Awards 2019

Puri, a city of Odisha has been awarded for its initiatives for plastic waste management with the Swachhata Darpan Awards 2019. Award ceremony was held during the Open Defecation Free (ODF) Sustainability Workshop held in National Capital New Delhi.

Actor and founder of Paani Foundation, Aamir Khan presented the award to an official of the Puri district administration at a ceremony in New Delhi. The Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS), Ministry of Jal Shakti, organised the ODF Sustainability workshop.