RAMBAN, AUGUST 11: District Development Commissioner, Ramban, Showkat Aijaz Bhat, flagged off an awareness rally of students from Government Higher Secondary School, Ramban here today to intensify Swachh Survekshan Grameen (SSG), 2018 in the district.
District Panchayat Officer, Tariq Suhrawardy besides other officers and students from different schools were present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, DDC said that various events are being organised under SSG-2018 in all the blocks across the district under the supervision of Block Development Officers and other block level officers.
Pertinently, the launch of SSG-2018 is part of Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MDWS) commissioned Survey on rural cleanliness. Based on the Survey ranking of states and districts will be done as per district-level surveys of public places like schools, Anganwadis, Haat-bazaars, Panchayats and citizens’ feedback.
DDC stressed upon effective campaign through field functionaries of various departments at panchayat level, educational and health institutions and Anganwari centres to aware masses about Survekshan to facilitate surveying teams.
DDC informed that a mobile app “SSG 18” and an online platform have already been set up to collect information from people. He requested the people to download SSG-18 from their smart-phones and give their views on Swachhta in the district.