Srinagar, September 27: As part of the “Clean India” program organized under the leadership of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsava from October 1 to 31, 2021, the District Development Commissioner (DDC) of Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, chaired a meeting of officials convened on Monday. to review the preparations made by the various departments. for the smooth running of the program.
On this occasion, the DDC asked all agents to prepare a complete action plan / activity calendar at the level of the department concerning the “Clean India” program and to submit it by September 28th.
He asked them to involve relevant members of DDC, BDC and PRI as well as other stakeholders with the program for its successful implementation on the ground. He further asked to use the services of the NSS, NYK and other volunteers to mobilize people about the program.
The DDC underlined the adoption of innovative means with regard to the programs to give a new look to the district of Srinagar by cleaning the whole city. He also insisted on the optimal use of the latest technologies by launching the IEC campaign for mass awareness of the program.
Emphasizing the objectives of the “Clean India” program, the DDC said that the fundamental objective of the program is to organize waste cleaning activities all over the country from October 1 to 31, 2021. He said that the program will be organized in all villages with the presence of youth clubs affiliated with NYKS, in all districts of the country.
The SDC has stated that the active participation of all segments of society, government organizations, including PRIs and non-governmental organizations, is essential to instill awareness and a sense of pride in citizens in order to keep their environment clean and without waste.
He said key program activities will include waste collection and disposal – through door-to-door collections and campaigns, village beautification, cleanliness and beautification of historic monuments, sites heritage, community centers, youth clubs, school buildings, Panchayat buildings, places, hospitals and water bodies / resources through volunteering.
The DDC added that the Clean India campaign has three phases, including the preparatory phase, the launch phase and the collection and disposal of waste and that on average 30 kg of waste per village / neighborhood will be collected and disposed of per day. .
Chairman and CEO, Council of Wakaf Mufti Farid ud Din, Additional District Development Commissioner, Srinagar, Gulzar Ahmad, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Khurshid Ahmad Shah, Deputy Director, Nehru Yuwa Kendra, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Head of Police sanitation, SMC, LAWDA Secretary, Deputy Education Officer, Panchayat District Officer, all block development officers and other relevant people were present at the meeting.