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Central Team to visit Hyderabad to intensify Swach Bharat initiatives

Union Ministry of Urban Development Joint Secretary Shubha Thakur will be visiting Hyderabad on Wednesday to launch a set of initiatives to further strengthen the Swachh Bharat Mission drive.

Hyderabad as been a priority city under the Swachh Bharat Mission and is projected as one of the model cities that can pave the way for fulfillment of the mission’s objectives in the other towns and cities respectively.

A number of activities have been planned for Shubha Thakur’s visit, in order to intensify the initiative in the capital city. While evaluating progress made in the construction of toilets, she will meet the Hyderabad City Support Unit team and the heads of different local bodies.

The Joint Secretary would then kick off the ministry’s One Lakh Hands initiative at a local school, through the initiative the ministry aims to spread the message of  Swachh Bharat Mission to over 1,00,000 natives primarily comprising of school students, over a period of 2 months within the next 60days.

Additionally, the joint secretary will also officially launch a survey brochure comprising of in-depth information on the upcoming ‘Swachh Sarvekshan’ – The Ministry of Urban Development’s flagship project to evaluate the work done under Swachh Bharat Mission.

Thakur’s schedule includes felicitation of Madhuranagar Welfare Association and United Federation of Residents Welfare Association, who have been leading the way in adapting green practices and curbing the much incumbent waste management issue in the city.(INN)