Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Mission) and abbreviated as SBA or SBM for is a national campaign by the Government of India. The campaign was officially launched on 2 October 2014 at Rajghat, New Delhi, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself cleaned the road. It was performed in remembrance of Mahatma Gandhi's words. ICAR-NIVEDI has taken up this programme by carrying out Swachh Bharat Abhiyan every month. All the staff of NIVEDI actively participates in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by cleaning of the campus, personal working spaces, labs. Awareness about the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is also carried out in different villages adopted under Mera gaon Mera Bharat. .