11000 BPL families covered under TSC
Sagar Seeks Monthly Status Report Of Implementation
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Jan 20: Underscoring the need for proper implementation of the Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC), the Minister for Rural Development, Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Ali Muhammad Sagar has asked the officers to complete the targets within the stipulated time frame so that the benefits of this flagship scheme percolated to the people.
He was addressing a review meeting of the Rural Sanitation Wing of the Rural Development Department, here today.
Sagar impressed upon the officers to conduct regular inspection of various areas to oversee the implementation of the scheme and also get the required feedback regarding the same. He cautioned against of incompletion of targets and said that stern action would be initiated against erring officers.
While asking the officers to furnish a regular monthly status report about the implementation of the flagship scheme, Sagar asked them to actively involve the local representatives of the area so that they can also cooperate in effective implementation and identifying loopholes, if any.
Sagar also asked the officers to evolve different strategies so that the programme receives impetus in the far-flung and rural areas and also create awareness regarding the utility of the scheme.
The meeting was told that 10815 Below Poverty Line (BPL) have been covered under individual household latrines (IHHL). Similarly, 1400 schools, 123 women sanitary complexes and 17 Anganwari centers have been covered under the scheme. An amount of Rs. 6.15 crore has been spent upto December 2009.
It is pertinent to mention that TSC, one of the flagship schemes of the Rural Development Department, aims at enhancing the TSC activities in the rural areas, raise the overall life standard of rural masses, sanitize the people and educate them in respect of personal and community health, equip schools and anganwaris centers with toilet points and make village ultimately open defecation free.
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