Who: Himachal Pradesh
Where: In Kinnaur
What: To spend 15 crore rupees on Swachh Bharat Mission
The Himachal Pradesh Government in the first week of February 2016 decided to spend 15 crore rupees on Swachh Bharat Mission in tribal district of Kinnaur.
The funds will be utilized on capacity building and organizing of workshops for awareness. Under the Mission, target has been also fixed to involve all the schools, government institutions and villages.
Key highlights of the Mission
• Under the Mission, the first instalment of four crore fifty lakh rupees has been received by the district authorities.
• Every single household will be given 12 thousand rupees for toilet construction for which survey was conducted in the year 2012.
• A special cleanliness drive will be launched under Swachh Bharat Mission with the help of Youth and Mahila Mandals in all the 65 Panchayats.
• Five Panchayats have been selected under Solid Waste Management where organic fertilizers will be made from the waste.