Jaipur Greater Mayor Somya Gurjar is not leaving any stone unturned. She is passionate about making Jaipur Greater the model city in cleanliness. In her pursuit, she has been holding rigorous meetings with officials to finalise the strategy.
The Swachhta fortnight, which started on the occasion of birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will be celebrated as Swachh Bharat Diwas on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. For that Mayor has announced Swachhta Pakhwada, as a preparation for the ‘D' day. During that fortnight various programmes of cleanliness will be held to ensure that by October 2, the city becomes garbage free.
“We will hold various activities under the Swachhta Hi Seva programme till October 2, 2023. We will organise Safai Mitra security camps at all zone offices in which the health of the cleanliness warriors will be checked,” she said.
Gurjar held meeting with commissioner Babulal Goyal, deputy commissioners, chief sanitation inspector, sanitation inspectors and other concerned officers and gave necessary guidelines regarding organising Swachhata Pakhwada.
She said that said that all sanitation inspectors should be fully geared up to implement Swachhta Hi Seva programme on ground.
Mayor said that the Swachhata Hi Seva program will be organised in three phases. Under the first phase, a special cleanliness campaign will be conducted in the entire ward area from September 18 to September 29.
“Under the second phase on September 30, the corporation will select top three wards on the basis of cleanliness. The best ward will be awarded with cash prize of Rs 31 lakh followed by Rs 21 lakh for second and Rs 11 lakh for the ward, which comes third in the competition. Ward area supervisors, health inspectors, chief health inspectors and sanitation workers will also be encouraged by giving them citations,” she said.
Mayor said that supervisors will be appointed in every ward to monitor the cleanliness system. They along with the concerned ward councillors will monitor everything including dry waste, wet waste, garden waste, CND waste as per the route map.
Jaipur Greater commissioner Babulal Goyal said that cleanliness drives will be organised through youth groups at railway stations, bus stands and main roads. Apart from this, cleanliness quiz will also be organised in all zone areas, in which the winner will be given a cleanliness memento and everyone will be given a cleanliness drive certificates. Pledge of cleanliness will also be administered and Waste to Wealth programmes will be organised at the zone level.