RAIPUR: For the third consecutive yr, Chhattisgarh has been adjudged the cleanest state within the nation by the Union ministry for housing and concrete affairs. Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel acquired the award from President Ram Nath Kovind on the Swachh Amrit Mahotsav held in Delhi on Saturday.
“Crucial hyperlink on this achievement are Swachhata Didis. Moist and dry waste was collected, turned to manure and offered, the proceeds of which went to them. We additionally paid Rs 2 a kilo for assortment of gobar. The best way we linked Swachhata to financial system is the rationale why Chhattisgarh has gained for the award for the third time in a row,” Baghel mentioned.


Chhattisgarh’s 67 city our bodies have been rewarded for his or her Swachh efficiency, which is the best by any state. It was ranked #1 within the ‘city class’ of Swachh Bharat Mission. Chhattisgarh has been adjudged the primary ODF++ state.
“Bapu used to say, ‘Undertake cleanliness in your conduct in such a means that it turns into your behavior’. This behavior of the individuals of Chhattisgarh makes us the cleanest state for the third time in a row,” Baghel tweeted.
“The applause mustn’t cease as a result of this award is devoted to all those that made this attainable – our Swachh Didis, everybody related to the sanitation system, representatives of governance and administration, and the good individuals of our state who love cleanliness. A proud day for all of us,” the CM added.
Raipur, Bhilai, Patan, Charoda, Birgaon (M), Chirmiri, Bhatapara, Kawardha, Bemetara, Jashpur Nagar, Dipka, Dornapal, Chandrapur, Utai and Abhanpur are a few of the city areas that had been awarded on the operate in several classes.
‘6-R’ coverage helps CG win cleanest state
An city improvement division official mentioned Chhattisgarh is the one state the place round 10,000 sanitation employees – Swachh ‘didis’ – are gathering 1,600 tonnes of moist and dry waste from homes and disposing them scientifically.
Explaining on how Chhattisgarh carried out, officers mentioned that the state bagged a whopping 67 of of 239 awards given out by the President. Greater than 10,000 Swachh ‘didis’ are behind this success. In additional than 7,500 Gauthans of villages, 70,000 girls of round 5,000 self-help teams are engaged in enhancing the atmosphere via numerous actions. The state authorities took the initiative of connecting the cleanliness marketing campaign with the flagship Narva-Garwa-Ghurva-Bari program.
The state laid stress on ban of single-use plastic, labored on the premise of 6-R coverage – rethink, reuse, recycle, restore, scale back, refuge – which diminished the quantity of recent waste technology. It targeted on constructing neighborhood and public bogs, and organising sludge therapy vegetation for human sewage administration.
To make individuals conscious of hygiene and cleanliness, Swachhata Didis went door-to-door and educated individuals to maintain moist and dry waste individually. A toll free quantity 1100 was used for disposal of sanitation-related complaints of residents inside 24 hours. All public and neighborhood bogs had been linked to Google so that individuals can search for a bathroom nearest to them on their telephones. Godhan Nyay Yojana elevated each cleanliness and earnings.
After getting the reward, Baghel tweeted: “I congratulate the individuals of Chhattisgarh for his or her enthusiasm in direction of cleanliness. Each public consultant, official and minister has labored in direction of this.” The ministry of housing and concrete affairs conducts the annual cleanliness survey in all cities and states. The survey is finished via third-party evaluation beneath numerous parameters akin to residents’ suggestions on door-to-door rubbish assortment, scientific disposal of waste, open defecation free metropolis and rubbish free metropolis. States and cities are ranked on the premise of this evaluation, and the very best performers are rewarded.
Mayors Eijaz Dhebar, Ajay Tirkey, Chandrakant Mandle, Ramsharan Yadav, Kanchan Jaiswal, Janki Amrit Katju, Rajkishore Prasad, Hemasudesh Deshmukh and Dheeraj Bakliwal, in addition to municipal commissioners, municipality presidents, chief municipal officers, and nodal officers had been awarded for clear survey, rubbish free metropolis.
Union minister for housing and concrete affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and minister of state Kaushal Kishore had been current on the operate.

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