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Swachh School Awards: Initiative to recognise institutes that promote cleanliness

By Oneindia Staff Writer

Jubilant FoodWorks Limited in association with United Way Mumbai and United Way Bengaluru has launched Swachh School Awards Campaign in support of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

Swachh School Awards is an initiative to recognise and award Schools which have undertaken successful interventions for maintenance and promotion of cleanliness and betterment of the environment. Swachh School Awards will acknowledge, inspire and celebrate excellence related to cleanliness, sanitation and hygiene practices in public and private schools within Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru.


Based on a 360-degree platform and criteria, schools shall be awarded for significant steps taken in awareness and education on cleanliness, sanitation, solid waste management, energy conservation, behavior change and capacity building.

The contest covers good practices across categories such as:

  • Awareness and education on cleanliness
  • Sanitation and hygiene
  • Community engagement for betterment of environment
  • Drinking water
  • Cleanliness infrastructure
  • Water conservation
  • Waste management
  • Energy conservation


The awards will be in the form of support for school infrastructure for promotion of cleanliness and sanitation. This support will be equivalent to the prize money for each category.

Gold: Rs 3 Lakh

Silver: Rs 1.3 Lakh

Bronze: Rs 75,000

Consolation prizes: certificates and trophies (Two schools from each city).

Who can participate?

Swachh School Awards is open to all public and private schools. Schools located within the administrative boundary of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (Bengaluru Municipal Corporations) are eligible to participate in this contest from Bengaluru.

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