IN PHOTOS: Sachin Tendulkar named Smile Ambassador of Maharashtra

Indian Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar was named the “Smile Ambassador” for Maharashtra’s Swachh Mukh Abhiyan (SMA) a mission that aims to promote oral hygiene. Maharashtra deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday made the announcement on Twitter and wrote, 'witnessed signing of MoU for this govt of Maharashtra’s initiative on awareness for ‘oral health’. Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar, Minister Girish Mahajan, Govt officials were present too'. Pics/Twitter/Devendra Fadnavis

Updated On: 2023-05-30 03:59 PM IST

Compiled by : Asif Ali Sayed

Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar becomes the ‘Smile Ambassador’ of Maharashtra, tweeted Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday. Pics/Twitter/Devendra Fadnavis

Thankful to Sachin Tendulkar for being a part this important project. It will greatly help prevent the ‘pre-cancer’ conditions prevalent in school/college students now-a-days and will help reduce and prevent tobacco addiction, Fadnavis said in a tweet

When a personality like Sachin will communicate and tell the youth, the impact will be huge. So, as we say ‘Most of the battles can be won by just by a smile’, we will fight hard this battle too and save our Youth from menace of addiction and cancer, Fadnavis wrote on Twitter

Swaachh Mukh Abhiyaan is reportedly a national campaign by the Indian Dental Association (IDA) to improve oral health and hygiene and educate Indians about the importance of good oral hygiene

Swaachh Mukh Abhiyaan aims to raise awareness about important health issues with the ultimate aim to improve national oral health and make a positive difference

The MoU between Sachin Tendulkar and the Swaachh Mukh Abhiyaan of Maharashtra government was signed on Tuesday in the presence of state deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis, Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan and other officials of state government

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