Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur has said that over eleven lakh square feet of space has been created in recent space audit. He said, taking cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swaccha Bharat Abhiyan, the ministry initiated a drive, which lead to space audit after clearing the clutter in different media units under the ministry and Prasar Bharati offices at various locations. He said that in Delhi’s Soochna Bhawan itself one lakh square feet space has been retrieved. He also said, scrap disposed of under the Swachha Bharat Abhiyan could earn about 22 Crore rupees.
Mr Anurag Thakur said , space efficiency and co-locating various wings of the ministry would bring synergy as well. The Minister informed that he personally supervised space audits in Ahmedabad, Mumbai, and Bhopal. He said, similar activities are on in across the country under the ministry.