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Govt launches Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2018

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New Delhi : The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation on July 13, 2018, launched the Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2018 (SSG 2018) in the capital. An independent agency will conduct the survey in all districts from August 1 to August 31, 2018, and the results will be announced in the form of a ranking of all districts and states on the basis of quantitative and qualitative sanitation (Swachhata) parameters. The top performing states and districts are expected to be awarded on  October 2, 2018.

Speaking at the launch, Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Parameswaran Iyer, said that the objective of SSG 2018 is to undertake a ranking of states and districts on the basis of their performance attained on key quantitative and qualitative SBM-G parameters. In the process, through a countrywide communication campaign, rural communities will be engaged in the improvement of the sanitation and cleanliness of their surrounding areas, he added.

The Secretary further outlined the structure and process of the survey. As part of Swachh Survekshan Grameen, 6,980 villages in 698 districts across India will be covered. Total 34,000 public places namely schools, Aanganwadis, public health centres, haat/bazaars/religious places in these villages will be visited for survey. Citizens’ feedback will be collected from over 50 lakh citizens on SBM related issues through direct interaction as well as online feedback, according to a PIB release.

 

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