BHOPAL : The stage is set to create a world record on World Handwashing Day in Madhya Pradesh on October 15. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan will participate in a programme to be held on the premises of Government Girls Higher Secondary School on Station Road here. He will give message of handwashing and sanitation to the children to be present on the occasion.
Objective of World Handwashing Day is to increase awareness among children about sanitation and saving them from filthgenerated diseases. Over one crore students of state’s 1.14 lakh schools and 80,000 anganwadis have resolved to create record of mass handwashing with soap.