'Swachh Survekshan Grameen' 2018 launched for Guwahati

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'Swachh Survekshan Grameen' 2018 launched for Guwahati

G Plus News | July 26, 2018 18:30 hrs

GUWAHATI: Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen), Assam has launched a massive Campaign titled “Swachh Survekshan Grameen” (SSG 2018) across the State on 26th July, 2018. The campaign was inaugurated by PHE Minister, Rihon Daimari in NEDFI Convention Centre. He inaugurated the campaign by flagging off a ‘Swachhta Rath’ containing all the details of ‘Swachh Surveksha Grameen, 2018’ to be held between August 1- 31. 

The minister while addressing the gathering of more than 200 people stated that the campaign is being taken up across all the 33 districts covering 219 blocks.


These districts would conduct large-scale IEC and IPC activities, which would sensitize the people about sanitation and SSG 2018. Rihon Daimari also talked about the mechanism put in place for the implementation of “Swachh Survekshan Grameen”, 2018 across all the districts. Subsequently, all the 33 districts will launch their respective Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2018 in their headquarters.

IEC activities have already been initiated in all the districts where people are informed about sanitation and SSG 2018. “I am very thankful to Government of India’s innovative initiative to undertake ranking of States and Districts based on both quantitative and qualitative SBM-G parameters. I am very hopeful that the Swachh Sarvekshan Grameen (SSG) 2018 will be a great success” said Rihon Daimari. 

The Minister informed that around 28 lakhs toilets were constructed till now and 12 districts were declared as Open Defecation Free (ODF) in the state. He further apprised that central government provided Rs. 138 crores for repairing of dysfunctional toilets.

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