People’s role is inevitable in achieving Gandhi’s dream of Cleanliness; DC Rajouri
RAJOURI, SEPTEMBER 30,
As a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Rajesh K Shavan today flagged off Satyagrah se Swachhagraha Rath Yatra under Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin Phase-2.
Among the others, ADDC Pawan Kumar, ADC Rajouri Sachin Dev Singh, ACD Sushil Khajuria, ACP Mohd Rashid Kohli and DSEO Bilal Rashid Mir were present during the event.
Pertinent to mention here that SBM Phase-II emphasizes the sustainability of achievements under phase I and to provide adequate facilities for Solid/Liquid & plastic Waste Management (SLWM) in rural India.
Highlighting the purpose of the Rath Yatra, the DC said that the objective of the Yatra is to promote Swachh Bharat Mission and accelerate the efforts to achieve sanitation coverage and also to put focus on cleanliness.
He said that the Rath/ awareness van would cover all the panchayats to spread awareness regarding the importance of cleanliness and Solid Waste Management.
DC reiterated that maintaining cleanliness and sanitation is the responsibility of every one of us and we must dedicate some time of our daily routine towards cleanliness.
Stating the role of the public in the successful implementation of SBM Phase-II to achieve Gandhi’s dream of cleanliness is inevitable, he exhorted upon the general public and all the stakeholders to make cleanliness a mass campaign in the district so that the purpose of the Rath Yatra could be achieved in letter and spirit.