Srinagar, Aug 10 (KINS): The nationwide weeklong behavior change sanitation campaign “Gandagi Mukht Bharat ” entered the third day in Jammu and Kashmir.
Officials told news agency kashmir Indepth News Service (KINS), that all the districts were seen actively participating in various types of activities which include cleaning of public buildings, health institutions, play grounds, streets, roads, foot paths and filth dumping yards.
At some places white washing of IHHLs, latrines, community sanitary complexes and Panchayat ghar was undertaken.
“Sarpanches, Panches and other local people participated in large numbers enthusiastically in the campaign in all the areas. All the activities vis- a-vis Gandadi Mukht Bharat Campaign have been planned in such a manner that standard operating procedures (SOP) prescribed by government for containment of spread of COVID -19 are followed religiously,” the officials said.
It is pertinent to mention here that during the ongoing week on each day special Swachta initiatives in rural areas to re-enforce the ‘jan andolan’ for ‘Swachta’ are being taken up to promote positive behavioural change on sanitation and hygiene.
At the District level the campaign is being led by the District Panchayat Officers under the supervision of concerned Deputy Commissioners.
The campaign at UT level is being led by Director , Rural Sanitation, J&K under the overall supervision and guidance of Secretary RDD & PR, J&K.(KINS)