Director Rural Sanitation reviews status of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (G)
ANANTNAG: The Director, Rural Sanitation J&K, Charandeep Singh Tuesday chaired a meeting with BDOs to review the implementation of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Grameen in Anantnag district at Dak Bungalow Khanibal here.
The Director reviewed the progress achieved under various components of the programme besides Sanitation measures being put in place for SANJY-2022.
Speaking on the occasion, Singh emphasized on ODF sustainability and clean villages. He said that Gram Panchayats need to be at the forefront of the clean village campaign and every Gram Sabha should come up with the resolution and plan to ensure that any waste generated by households in the village is scientifically disposed and also non- biodegradable waste is collected and disposed properly for which a nominal user fee may be charged from each household to be decided by the Gram Panchayat itself.
He said community involvement is a must to achieve the vision of clean villages. “Youth groups and SHGs can play their role in the clean village campaign for which the Rural Sanitation Directorate will provide requisite support “, he added.
While reviewing the status of ODF plus and Baseline Survey, the Director urged BDOs to focus on the data updation under these components. He also stressed on completion of geo-tagging of Rural Sanitation assets and clearing of financial pendencies of IHHL units on priority in the next 10 days.
Director, Rural Sanitation, J&K also visited Pahalgam and took stock of the Sanitation facilities established by enroute Yatra. He urged BDOs to ensure that all Community Sanitation Complexes are functional and new ones being constructed are completed by June 15, 2022 so that additional Sanitation facilities are in place for Shri Amarnathji pilgrims. He instructed for maintaining cleanliness in all rural areas.
The Director was accompanied by ACP Anantnag and BDOs of Anantnag among others.