National Workshop for Capacity Building for ODF Sustainability - A Report
After attaining the noticeable progress under Swachh Bharat Mission- Gramin towards ODF India, the focus is gradually shifting towards ODF sustainability. A workshop on ODF-S was organized at Pune in May, 2018 that first mooted the idea through a National Conclave and in further continuation of the dialogue with the States, a workshop on Capacity building for ODF- S Was organized at Hotel Ananta Resort, Udaipur on 24th August, 2018.
With a view to spurring inclusive growth in its villages, the State Government of Telangana had implemented the Palle Pragathi Special Programme from 6th September to 5th October, 2019. During the 30 day period, districts across the state set up plant nurseries, cremation grounds and dump yards, among others to improve greenery and cleanliness of the villages.
- Solid and Liquid Waste Management, Sustainability
During the fourth visit of the Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA) team to the water stressed Perumbalur district in Tamil Nadu, they noticed that the whole area was green with water visible everywhere. Further, Executive Engineer, Tamil Nadu Watershed Development Agency (TAWDEVA) indicated that overall there was a 3 meter increase in ground water levels in the State.