SHOPIAN SEP 21 (PTK): District Development Commissioner, Shopian Mohammad Aijaz Asad convened a meeting on Thursday to review the progress under Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), at District Administrative Complex Shopian.
The meeting was attended by Assistant Commissioner Development, District Panchayat Officer, all Block Development Officers, Executive Officer Municipal Committee and other concerned officers besides Village Level Workers.
The concerned officers apprised the DDC about the activities, programmes and other IEC campaigns initiated by the various departments under SBM with the help of locals.
DDC exhorted upon the officers for making the people aware about ill effects of poor sanitary conditions.
The DDC asked the officers to introduce innovative techniques for disposing the waste materials from the streets and directed them to utilize funds judiciously by focusing on improving hygiene.
The chair was informed that the Solid waste management centre at Keegam involving an estimated cost of Rs: 10.50 Lacs is at plinth level and shall be completed very soon.
The meeting discussed the Action Plan for Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) for the year 2017-18 involving the construction of 21,176 Individual House Hold Latrines (IHHL) and 14 Community Sanitary Complexes in which 9,107 Latrines have been completed so far.
DDC stressed upon officers to complete the rest IHHL within the stipulated time period and declare the District ODF. (PTK)