Jal Shakti Minister launches Swaccha Survakshan Grameen


Centre today launched the country's largest sanitation survey Swachh Survekshan Grameen-2019. The aim of this survey is to engage rural communities in improvement of the sanitation status of their districts and states through intensive campaign.

The 45-day long survey will take place in 18 thousand villages of 698 districts. Swachhata activities have also been planned at around 87 thousand public places where community meetings will be organized.

People can also directly give their feedback through the mobile app. Under the Swachh Survekshan Grameen, districts and states will be ranked on data collected from citizen feedback, direct observation and service-level progress.

Launching the second edition of survey in New Delhi, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said, the aim of this survey is to accelerate the momentum of Swachhta Abhiyan. He said, this is also an opportunity to create more awareness.

The Minister said, last time 1.5 crore people had participated in the survey through mobile application and aim of the government is to take it now to three crore people.

Mr Kansal said that there is no dearth of facilities at hospitals and that other public utilities, including national highways, airports, power, water are functioning normally. He said, every possible effort is being made to ease the restrictions in the Valley. (AIR NEWS)