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PM Narendra Modi lauds ICICI chief Chanda Kochhar for participating in Clean India Mission

PTI 11 Nov 2014, 23:51:29 PM IST

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday applauded ICICI Bank CEO and MD Chanda Kochhar for taking part in Clean India Mission.

"Splendid effort by Chanda Kochhar. Her enthusiasm and dedication towards Swachh Bharat Mission is noteworthy," the Prime Minister said in a tweet.

The Prime Minister launched Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, a cleanliness drive across India, on October 2.

As part of this mission, Kochhar and some other employees of the bank cleaned the area around the Backbay Reclamation branch of ICICI Bank in Mumbai, marking their participation in the national campaign.

"This is a reaffirmation of our commitment towards a clean and prosperous India," she said in a statement.

She also nominated eight women leaders from diverse fields to carry forward this message of building a clean India.

Nominated members includes Arundhati Bhattacharya (SBI Chairperson), Anu Aga (Thermax Chairperson), Anamika Khanna (designer), Chitra Ramkrishna (MD NSE), Swati Piramal (Director Piramal Healthcare), Rama Bijapurkar (management consultant), Kirthiga Reddy (head of Facebook India), Vidya Balan (actress) and Team ICICI.