Swachh Bharat Mission – ODF Tracking
To accelerate the efforts to achieve universal sanitation coverage and to put focus on sanitation, the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, launched the Swachh Bharat Mission on 2nd October, 2014. The Mission Coordinator shall be Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MDWS) with two Sub-Missions – the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) and the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban). The Mission aims to achieve a Swachh Bharat by 2019, as a fitting tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary.
Under the Lohia Clean Bihar Campaign (LSBA), the rural areas of the state are aiming to make them free of open defecation which is to be completed with the provisions of the Centrally Sponsored Swachh Bharat Mission (Rural) (SGM-G) and State-sponsored Lohia Sanitation Scheme. Under this campaign, to provide toilets to 1.66 crore households and Bihar has the goal of making open defecation from October 2, 2019. Under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Rural) under the Ganga Action Plan (Namami Gange), 12 districts of the state like; In the 307 panchayats of 61 blocks situated on the Ganga coast in Begusarai, Bhagalpur, Bhojpur, Buxar, Katihar, Khagaria, Lakhisarai, Munger, Patna, Samastipur, Saran, and Vaishali districts, aim is to make them defecation free.
Purpose of Lohia Clean Bihar Campaign (LSBA): –
A) Cleanliness cover in rural areas in a time bound manner to achieve the goal of “open defecation in Bihar”.
B) Inclusion of various stakeholders such as representatives of Panchayati Raj Institutions, package level associations, village organizations, self help groups, disabled SHGs, various government departments and NGOs through activities of sanitation campaign.
C) To adopt community based Total Cleanliness (CLTS) strategy to ensure mass behavioral change and cleanliness of cleanliness, which will make the entire community aware of cleanliness.
D) Implementation of Solid and Liquid Residual Management (SLWM) to ensure community based complete hygiene.
DRDA, SBM Cell, Collectorate, Sheikhpura
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