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Capacity Building for Swachh Bharat Mission - Urban

42 Municipal Bodies of Jharkhand participate in a Workshop on SBM in a Box

  • 14/05/2018 To 14/05/2018

On 14th of May 2018, Hon. Minister of Urban Development and Housing of Government of Jharkhand flagged off an one day event at Ranchi in Project Bhawan Dhurwa on upscaling learnings from Vizag on Ward by Ward Approach to addressing city wide sanitation across full sanitation value chain. About 48 Municipal Bodies and state level SBM Directorate participated through their 114 Officials managing key national flagship programme of Swachh Bharat Mission - Urban and AMRUT in the state of Jharkhand. The key note address was delivered by Director, Shri Rajesh K. Sharma, IAS. The SBM in a Box as an innovative interactive tool to disseminate the learnings from Vizag recieved lot of positive feedback. The Box contains interesting tools such as F-Diagram, City wide sanitation, FSSM, 9 Building Blocks of Ward by Ward Approach amongst others. The feedback will be used to further fine tune the tools. The workshop emphasized the importance of systems strengthening and Social & Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) as two critical pivots for ensuring sustainability in the results obtained by the SBM - Urban in the state of Jharkhand. A business planning for long terms perspective to management of public toilets was agreed to move forward in ensuring good quality public sanitation.   


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