Sanitation was extremely vital to our nation’s forefathers. Gandhi’s sanitation ideas and teachings. Which were a part of his Gandhian way of life.
Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on October 2, 2014, as a nationwide cleaning campaign to create awareness and offer sanitation services to families across the country.
The big initiative intends to give a holistic solution to sanitation, including toilets, solid waste disposal systems, cleanliness. And safe and sufficient drinking water supply to every single home by October 2, 2019. As a fitting tribute on the Mahatma’s 150th birth anniversary.
In keeping with the Prime Minister’s idea that Swachhata should be everyone’s business. The government interacts with local institutions, corporations, non-governmental organisations (NGOs). The media, and other essential players, not just sanitation departments’, echoing Gandhi’s belief that “everyone must be his own scavenger.”
Is Swachh Bharat Mission
The Swachhta Action Plan, Swachhata Pakhwada, Swachh Swasth Sarvatra, Swachh Vidyalaya. And Anganwadi Sanitation are just a few of the unique efforts and projects. That have been created to promote sanitation.
By the 2nd of October 2019, the Swachh Bharat movement planned to achieve a clean and open defecation-free India by:
- To improve general quality of life in rural areas, promote cleanliness, hygiene, and the elimination of open defecation.
- Increasing the coverage of sanitation in rural communities.
- Educating people about the need of using ecologically friendly sanitation methods and facilities.
- Encourage the use of low-cost, ecologically friendly, and long-lasting sanitation methods.
- In rural areas, developing community-run sanitation systems.
- Improving sanitation to promote social inclusion.
- Getting Rid of Manual Scavenging
- Municipal Solid Waste Management in the 21st Century.
- People are being educated about the need of excellent sanitation and are being encouraged to improve their habits.
As India’s largest business organisation, the CII has been working closely with the government to promote public health and sanitation.
To promote the Swachh Bharat movement, the CII Foundation (CIIF) created the ‘Sanitation in Schools (SOS)’ project
As part of this project, CIIF has been working with business, communities, and local governments across India to implement a variety of activities, including on-the-ground initiatives like the construction of toilets.
It is critical to remember that for the country’s socioeconomic development, proper. Today’s youngsters will be tomorrow’s leaders, employers, and resource providers, and a healthy workforce will result.
Cleanliness is critical for people’s health and well-being. All Indians, not just the local government, are responsible for sanitation.
Swachh Bharat is an urgent need, and everyone should help maintain India clean for a healthy and long-term future.
“Be the change you wish to see in the world,” as the Mahatma accurately said.
Waste of Energy
Since cleanliness has become a movement unlike any other, now is the time to confront the bigger issues in waste management, such as infrastructure, municipal capacity, corruption, and social engineering. Although much has been done to create capacity and raise public awareness, the impact on the ground may be exaggerated. Priorities should be straight- segregate, collect and treat!
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