DDC Udhampur asks officers to educate people about SBM

UDHAMPUR: District Development Commissioner Ravinder Kumar today asked the officers to create awareness among the general public about Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) and Open Defecation Free (ODF) in the district.

This was stated by the DDC while interacting with accompanied officers of district administration during his visit to Panchayat Sial Jattan of district Udhampur, here today.

While speaking on the occasion, DDC said that the objective of the mission is to encourage and motivate such people to build toilets in their houses under the scheme.

He stated that in first phase we are taking seven blocks of Udhampur district and constitute a five intensive follow up groups who aware the general public regarding ODF during Swachh Bharat Mission campaign. He said that there is need to create awareness among the people to stop the open defecation. He further said that the people should come to know the disadvantage of open defecation and understand the importance of toilets.

Sarpanch of the Panchayat Sial Jattan and locals of the area were present on the occasion.


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