Lucknow: On the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, who awakened the flame of cleanliness in India, different programs regarding cleanliness are being started across the country.
The Yogi government of the state has also prepared to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi through various cleanliness programs. In this sequence, the Yogi government is going to conduct the Swachh Survekshan 2023 in all the municipal corporations, municipalities and nagar panchayats of the state from 18th September to 2nd October (Gandhi Jayanti).
Under the Swachh Bharat Mission, the Urban Development Department of the state will conduct this program, in which the councilors of all the civic bodies will answer questions related to cleanliness in their wards and will also give their suggestions.
On 18th, Urban Development Minister A.K Sharma will launch this massive campaign. It is noteworthy that making Uttar Pradesh a clean state is among the priorities of CM Yogi. The state is continuously making efforts in this direction through these programs.
14 thousand councilors will join the campaign in 15 days
About 14 thousand councilors from the urban bodies of the state will participate in this Swachh Survekshan 2023 program which will run for 15 days from September 18 to October 2. These councilors will provide their response digitally regarding the work being done regarding cleanliness in their ward, the status of cleanliness and various cleanliness programs.
For this, a QR code has been generated by the Urban Development Department, by scanning which the councilor will be able to inform the department about the ward by answering 20 questions on the web page. Not only this, along with questions, information has also been sought from the councilors about their efforts regarding clean ward, while suggestions will also be taken from them on how to make the cleanliness campaign more effective and successful.
Councilors will have to self-evaluate
Principal Secretary, Urban Development, Amrit Abhijat said that to achieve our commitment towards Swachh Bharat Mission and the objective of creating a garbage free city, it is necessary to implement Sanitation Mandate 2023 in every urban body of the state. Is. In the urban bodies, between September 18 and October 2, the state government will give suggestions related to its body on 20 points through Cleanliness Mandate 2023 to the Municipal Corporation, Municipal Council, Nagar Panchayat and wards for self-assessment by councilors on the parameters of cleanliness. Are being invited.
Cleanliness Mandate (Swachh Survekshan) 2023 will be done through dedicated bar codes. The Principal Secretary has directed all the District Magistrates, Municipal Commissioners and Executive Officers to ensure that the process of obtaining the Cleanliness Mandate (Swachh Survekshan) 2023 from the councilors is mandatory in the correct and stipulated time frame.
Information will be taken at 20 points from ward to cleanliness programs
The 20 questions on which the councilors have to respond include a series of questions related to cleanliness along with general questions like their district, municipal body, ward, ward number. In this, questions have been asked related to the operation of the garbage cart in the ward, such as, is wet and dry garbage kept and collected separately in your ward? Is door to door garbage collection done in the ward? Does the garbage van come to your ward every day? Similarly, information has also been sought regarding cleanliness programs in the ward, such as whether the ward is swept daily or not, whether dustbins are available or not, whether dustbins are cleaned from time to time or not, whether drains and ponds are clean. No etc.
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Apart from this, information has also been sought on important topics like ban on plastic and polythene in the ward, heaps of garbage at various places. They have been asked whether they have ever used the toll free numbers 1533 and 18001800101 to lodge a complaint related to cleanliness or not. Apart from conducting any cleanliness campaign, their suggestions on cleanliness have also been sought along with their participation in the daily meetings of the cleanliness committee.