Chandigarh, March 27:- To promote, encourage, and strengthen women's involvement and leadership in Swachhata, a team of 10 women leaders of Self Help Groups has proceed to Shimla for their two days knowledge sharing programme.

Sh. Anup Gupta, Mayor, Chandigarh today early morning flagged off the team Chandigarh to celebrate Swachhotsav, which evolves from women in swachhata to women led swachhata.

While sharing about the Swachhotsav and Swachhata Yatra, the Mayor said that Swachhotsav is being celebrated all over the nation under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. Members and officers who perform continuous sanitation management tasks in the states will go to other states as part of this utsav to learn new skills. The visit of visitors from various states has been referred to as Swachhata Yatra during this programme, the Mayor added.

In order to scale up waste management and waste to wealth projects among the selected women Self help groups, the team Chandigarh visited Shimla to encourage capacity building, cross-learning, and sharing of best practices.

They have toured many locations and have gained excellent exposure to waste management and sanitary practices. They also learned about the Municipal Corporation of Shimla's best practises, initiatives and projects. They also covered a wide range of topics, such as door-to-door collection, waste segregation, making compost from waste, and much more.

They also met with various political leaders of Shimla and highlight some significant actions and projects of the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh also.