Girish Hosur of Belagavi, an IFS officer and now Director in the department of School Education and Literacy, under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), in central staffing scheme, has received Swachh Bharat Mission Inter Ministerial Award at a function held at New Delhi recently.
Hosur, who was earlier Deputy Conservator of Forests in Belagavi, is the main person behind the HRD Ministry for getting the mentioned award. His efforts made in Swachh Vidyalay campaign, Swachh Vidyalaya puraskar and organising massive campaign to promote Swachhta in the schools across the country have been recognized by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, which resulted in securing the award.
The efforts of Hosur succeeded in receiving an overwhelming participation of 6.5 lakh schools with 2.85 crore and 2.67 crore children in painting and essay competitions.
Girish Hosur has toiled hard to make this program a success.