Bihar authorities to launch marketing campaign to advertise cleanliness | Patna Information


PATNA: At the same time as Bihar was formally declared an open defecation-free state a few years again, the behaviour of most rural individuals in direction of correct sanitation is but to vary. The state authorities has, consequently, determined to start an consciousness marketing campaign after the continued panchayat elections as a part of which the villagers might be informed about the benefits of utilizing bogs and sustaining cleanliness.
State rural growth division’s principal secretary Arvind Kumar Chaudhary informed this newspaper, “As adequate variety of bogs have been made accessible in nearly all of the villages beneath the ‘Lohiya Swachh Bihar Abhiyan’ launched by the federal government, concerted efforts are being made to make sure their use by the individuals. An intensive marketing campaign on this regard might be launched in several elements of the state after the elections are over and new panchayat committees constituted,” he stated.
He additional identified that the federal government organised weeklong consciousness campaigns on the village degree each month to encourage the individuals to make use of bogs. Nonetheless, they had been quickly stopped as a result of panchayat elections.
“The division has additionally began establishing at the very least two neighborhood bogs in each panchayat for individuals who don’t use those of their homes,” Chaudhary stated, promising that neighborhood bogs could be inbuilt many panchayats and villagers educated in stable waste administration quickly.
Patna College economics division’s former head Nawal Kishore Chaudhary stated, “As many as 3.6 billion individuals on the earth are nonetheless dwelling with out entry to safely-managed sanitation. When some individuals in a neighborhood don’t have protected bogs, everybody’s well being is threatened.”


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