Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on 5 January 2015 nominated 17 Telugu personalities as brand ambassadors of Swachh Bharat campaign. The Telugu personalities are nominated from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to carry forward the Swachh Bharat programme.
The personalities include cricketer VVS Laxman, chess player Koneru Humpy, singer SP Balasubrahmanyam, actor Pawan Kalyan, BCCI interim president Shivlal Yadav, actor Nitin, actress Amala Nagarjuna, MP Kavitha, MP Jayadev Galla, Badminton player P Gopichand, Industrialist Mohan Reddy, Industrialist JA Chowdary, Industrialist Rameshwara Rao, Industrialist GS Rao, Dr Gopi Chand, lyricist S Ashok Teja and Media personality V Radhakrishna.
Union Government announced 20 crore rupees for Telangana and 10 crore rupees for Andhra Pradesh as token allocation for undertaking the Swachh Bharat campaign.
Who: Union Government
When: 5 January 2015