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Robust campaign being carried out to make Reasi ODF: Ajay Nanda
Minister inaugurates training by lighting traditional lamp
REASI, Feb 11: Minister of State for Finance and Planning, Information Technology, Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, FCSCA, Tribal Affairs, Relief & Rehabilitation and Labour & Employment, Ajay Nanda today affirmed that robust campaign is being carried out to make Reasi free from open defecation.
The Minister was addressing the participants in a five days training workshop being organized by the district administration at Garden Estate Reasi with the help of experts' from Delhi to impart practical training for open defecation free (ODF).
The Minister further said the dream of Swach Bharat once seen by our father of nation, Mahatma Gandhi will certainly be turned into reality by the present dispensation and for which all out efforts are being made at each nook and corner of the country.
Calling the training programme one more step towards Swachta, the Minister said that ongoing campaign for cleanliness will certainly be benefited by this when the trainees further train other local people in their surroundings regarding ODF.
Three panchyats of district have become ODF while as massive work is being done for turning 9 more panchyats ODF very soon, the Minister was informed and for which he lauded the efforts of district administration in moving towards targets of Swach Bharat Mission in the district.
District Development Commissioner Ravinder Kumar, Assistant Commissioner Development, District Panchyat Officer, Block Development Officers and field functionaries of RDD were present on the occasion.
Earlier, the Minister inaugurated the training programme by lighting traditional lamp.
It is pertinent to mention here that the five day training began with a brief sensitization programme by Ajay Sena lead trainer feedback foundation followed by lectures of resource persons.
The team of experts and resource persons include Dr Puran Singh Yadav, Jyoti Prakash, Jai Pal,Nand Kishen and Umesh Kumar.
Apart from class room lectures, the participants shall also be taken on field visit in rest of day for relating theoretical knowledge with practical one under follow up sessions. The trainees will also be sensitized on the issues and obstacles usually faced by the field functionaries while motivating general public for ODF.
In the training programme, other stake holders including district officers, police officers, CRPF, prominent people, religious leaders and local media persons will also be educated under sector triggering component of this training programme.