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District Level coordination meeting cum workshop of Swachh Survekshan Grameen, 2021

Publish Date : 01/11/2021
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Namchi, 26th October(IPR): District Level coordination meeting cum workshop of Swachh Survekshan Grameen, 2021 for eight Blocks under South District was convened at the conference hall of South District Zilla Panchayat Namchi, today.
The programme was organised by the office of ADC Development (Namchi and Ravangla) under Rural Development Department. The resource persons for the program were ADC(Development) Namchi Dr. C. P. Rai and ADC(Development) Ravangla Mr. Sunil Mothey. Present amongst other were the Block Development Officers of South District, Panchayat Inspectors and other stakeholders of Swachh Bharat Grameen.
The aim of the workshop was to ensure efficiency on the objectives of Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2021. This cleanliness survey will be carried out by the survey agency ‘Ipsos Research Private Limited’ from 25th October till 23rd December 2021.
The survey shall award Open Defecation Free (ODF) Plus status to the outstanding villages across India under the aegis of Ministry of Jal Shakti. The survey agency shall assess the state of cleanliness and sanitation including plastic waste management, Liquid and Solid Waste management. Additionally, they shall also look after Open Defecation Free plus status in rural areas, subsequently ODF plus label shall be given based on the performance on the quantitative parameters after completion of survey in the year 2022.
Resource Person Dr. CP Rai presented a ppt wherein he highlighted the requirements that blocks need to follow. He also imparted the roles and responsibilities that the officals need to carry forward at Blocks and Ward levels so that when the survey agency does their evaluation for Swachh Bharat Mission(SBM) the south district as well as the state can be lauded. He further laid emphasis on various awareness campaigns of SBM to be prepared at rural level and said that community members should be engaged in developing and achieving the goals of SSG 2021.
During the program, an open discussion was also held between the resource persons and the SBM coordinators wherein a plan of action and feedback was deliberated.