SBM has become national movement to impart civic sense: Jacob
Dimapur, October 2: Minister for PHED & Cooperation, Jacob Zhimomi today said that Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) has become national movement to impart civic sense to citizens of the country.
Zhimomi said that clean surrounding and safe sanitation practices was the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who took as his pet project and today it has become a national movement.
Speaking at the state level felicitation programme for Best Performing Villages under Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) and Best Performing Districts under Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) in Dimapur under the theme ‘garbage free India’, the Minister said today as a developed society “we have to be responsible for the dirt we produce”.
Zhimomi said Government has given a clarion call to all the states and citizens to work towards realizing a dirt free nation.
In this direction, he said every town and village across the nation is working hard to take the movement to the next level.
He said people talk about good roadways, shopping malls etc, but they forget to keep their surroundings clean and practice safe sanitation.
Zhimomi said keeping surroundings clean and practicing safe sanitation is an integral part of human development and added that without this basic requirement there is no development. He congratulated all those who received the award for best practices in the last 6 months or year.
Stating that Swachchta His Sewa will continue, he said Nagaland should not lag behind in all aspect. It said it is our commitment to work hard day and night to take Swachch Bharat Mission to next level.
On the occasion, the Minister also gave away the presentations for best performing villages under Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) to 16 villages across various districts, and best performing districts under JJM to Wokha, Tuensang, Kohima Rural Tseminyu district, Mon, Dimapur Rural Niuland district and Mokokchung under different categories.
(Page News Service)