(The Gist of Kurukshetra) Swachh Survekshan – 2018 [FEB-2018]


(The Gist of Kurukshetra) Swachh Survekshan – 2018

[FEB-2018]


Swachh Survekshan – 2018

An October, 2015 the Swachh Bharat mission team in the Ministry of Housing and urban affairs (MoHUA) conceptualized and introduced a healthy competition ‘swachh survekshan’ Among cities to improve the status of urban sanitation in India.

Subsequently, Swachh shan-2016 survey for the rating of 73 cities in January 2016 and 'Swac ekshan 2017'
ranking 434 cities was conducted in January February 2017 Now. MoHUA now proposes to conduct its third survey to rank all 4041 cities based on assess o gress from January 2017 till December 2017 under swachh Bharat Mission-urban (SBM-u)

The objective of 'swachh survekshan-2018'

To encourage large scale citizen participation and create awareness amongst all abo sections of society importance of working together towards making towns and cities a better place to live in. Additional the survey also intends to foster a spirit of healthy competition among towns and cities to improve their service delivery to citizens, towards creating cleaner cities.

The focus of ' swachh survekshan-2018' been shifted from process and output based indicators to indicating on outcome and sustainability.

The survey attempts to capture the progress in following 6 broad parameters-

1. Collection and Transportation of Municipal Solid Waste: to ensure that segregated dry and wet waste is collected daily from the households and our public areas are clean

2. Processing and Disposal of Municipal Solid Waste: to encourage cities to process their waste erever possible recycle the dry waste.

3. Sanitation related progress: to verify whether city is ODF with access to toilet available for citizens this year even all Petrol Pumps of the country are coming forward to offer their toilets as public Toilet.

4. IES (Information,Education and Communication): Whether cities have started campaigns promoting Swachh Survekshan, engaging citizens in waste management, maintenance of community and lets etc.

5. Capacity Building: to assess whether officials in the ULBs were provided sufficient opportuni and trainings and go for exposure visits.

6. Innovation and Best Practices: This component has been introduced first time in this survey encourage cities s to come forward and share their best practices in Swachh Bharat Mission. It will help the arn how our cities have responded the call for Make India clean and ODF by october 2019.

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