Plea to keep Guntur district in first place in Open Defecation-Free

Plea to keep Guntur district in first place in Open Defecation-Free
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Rural Water Supply secretary B Ramanajaneyulu appreciated the efforts of the district administration for announcing Guntur district as Open Defecation-Free district.

Guntur: Rural Water Supply secretary B Ramanajaneyulu appreciated the efforts of the district administration for announcing Guntur district as Open Defecation-Free district.

He addressed a meeting held in the ZP conference hall here on Friday.

He conducted a meeting with the RWS and Panchayat Raj officials.

He urged the people to show same spirit to keep Guntur district as (ODF Plus) in the first place in the state.

He stressed on the need to separate dry and wet garbage and keep villages clean.

He insisted on construction of toilets in every house and cleaning of the side drains.

He said that there was need to engage sufficient staff during the first three months and added that the government would pay salaries to them.

He felt that there was need to create awareness among people to use toilet which was constructed in the house.

He suggested the officials to create awareness on the need to segregate dry and wet garbage. He emphasised on distribution of napkins to girls and women in the age group of 5 years to 45 years.

He directed the officials not to collect user charges while collecting garbage from the residences.

District Collector Kona Sasidhar said that the officials take steps to keep the district in the first place in the state in the ODF Plus also.

DWAMA project director P Srinivasulu, ZP CEO Nagarjunasagar were among those participated.

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