Press Release

15 Dec 2018
Prayagraj hosted 72 Heads of Mission – Ambassadors and High Commissioners on December 15. This visit was planned for them to witness the preparedness of the grand Kumbh Mela to be held next month in Prayagraj. Foreign diplomats accompanied by Minister of state for external affairs VK Singh were apprised about crowd management and control of largest human congregation on the Earth.

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2 Dec 2018
The WHO theme “Sanitation Matters”, which links sanitation with public health, has culminated in the “Clean Water & Sanitation” Goal of SDG-2030. Closer home, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has repeatedly exhorted greater public participation for achieving the lofty goal of total sanitation,a call that he reiterated only recently on 2nd of October. Kumbh Mela, to be organized on the banks...

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19 Nov 2018
Countdown to Kumbh Mela 2019 has begun. On the occasion of World Toilet Day on 19th November 2018, Kumbh Mela Pradhikaran invited all Swachh Kumbh stakeholders sanitation workers, village volunteers (Swachhagrahis), department staffs and implementation partners for an evening full of fun,team-building and sensitization activities on the bank of Sangam to celebrate the national agenda of Swachh Bharat.Celebration of World Toilet Day witnessed...

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13 Sep 2018
As Allahabad prepares to roll out the red carpet to welcome the world for the Kumbh Mela 2019, youth volunteers will be the face and backbone of the event. Keeping this in mind, the Prayagraj Mela Pradhikaran, Government of Uttar Pradesh kickstarted the Volunteer Engagement Programme today. Titled the Kumbh Sevamitra, this programme is focussed on mobilising and engaging the youth for the event.

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