Leh, May 20: As part of the ongoing celebrations under ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ to commemorate 75 years of Independence, a campaign is being launched ‘Har GharJhanda’ under which people will be exhorted to hoist the national flag over their house during ‘Independence Week’ in August, 2022. The Indian flag code was modified in 2002, which permits citizens to fly the tricolour over their homes, offices and factories on any day.
In a virtual meeting of the Committee of Secretaries (CoS), chaired by Cabinet Secretary, GoI, Rajiv Gauba and attended by the Chief Secretaries of the States and Union territories today, the Cabinet Secretary emphasised that the ‘Har GharJhanda’ campaign should be widely publicised to maximise participation of the people in this unique initiative to honour the national flag as part of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’.
Advisor, Ladakh Umang Narula attended the virtual meeting along with the Administrative Secretaries. Umang Narula directed the Administrative Secretaries for successful implementation of the programmes.
The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary, Dr. Pawan Kotwal, Comm/ Secy, Information, Padma Angmo, Comm/Secy, Rural Development, Saugat Biswas, Secretary, Tourism and Labour, Kacho Mehboob Ali Khan, Secretary, Power and NRE, Ravinder Kumar, Director, H&UDD, Dr ZahidaBano and other officials.
Besides the ‘Har GharJhanda’ campaign three other programmes ‘Decriminalization of existing Acts/Rules’, ‘Mission Amrit Sarovar — Rural and Urban’ and interaction of the Prime Minister with beneficiaries of various welfare schemes on 31st May were discussed during the meeting of CoS.