HALFLONG, Jul 31: Along with rest of the country “Swachh Survekshan Grameen”, 2018 will begin in Dima Hasao from 1st August. It was informed by P.S Kar, Executive Engineer in a meeting held at Public Health Engineering Complex, Sarkari Bagan organized by P.H.E Dept, Haflong Division which was attended by NCHAC, Secretary T.T Daulagupu, Addl. Chief Engineer, Deben Sarmah, representatives from all line departments, staffs of P.H.E. department, NGOs and media persons.
In the meeting Kar briefed that the motive behind the “Swachh Survekshan Grameen” is to initiate various activities to be taken up unitedly with all the departments, public leaders, N.G.Os etc. and also to make public awareness throughout the district about the survey to be taken on Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2018 under Swachh Bharat Mission to all states and districts all over the country, meant for rankings on the basis of performance on Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) in various parameters like service progress on sanitation level, direct observation of sanitation at public places, citizens feedbacks including feedbacks from the village level. He further said that the objective of the survey is to encourage citizen in masses to participate and create awareness amongst all sections of society about the importance of working united towards making the environment a better place to live in. “The survey also intends to foster a spirit of healthy competition among towns and villages to improve creating cleaner environment.” he added.
T.T. Daulagupu also suggested to keep close co-operation among all government departments, NGOs and people of Dima Hasao for achieving a better ranking with the assessment result of the survey to be held from August 1- 31, 2018 under Government of India so that, the district may attain a good rank in the field of cleanliness in all respects.
The meeting also discussed on the engagement of all departments, Block level officers, NGOs etc. The survey shall be held in public places like schools, Anganwadis, Public Health Centres, markets and religious places.