Swachh Bharat Mission Grameen: Punjab bags 4 awards

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DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Getting scripted its name in major achiever states, Punjab has bagged awards in four different categories under Swachh Bharat Mission Grameen. The state secured first position in biodegradable waste management in the wall painting category among north zone state. In another category of overall Top State in North Zone, Punjab awarded second prise for ODF sustainability measures and ODF Plus components based on Swachh Sarvekshan Gramin-2022. The state ranked on third position in the North Zone States of the country for exemplary efforts made to make the people aware in both Plastic Waste Management and Gray water Management. Head of Punjab Water Supply and Sanitation Department Mr. Vipul Ujwal and Chief Engineer of the Department Mr. Rajesh Khosla received the awards from Union Jal Shakti Minister Mr. Gajendra Singh Shekhwat during Swachh Bharat Awards Ceremony organized by the Jal Shakti Ministry at Vigyan Bhawan New Delhi on Sunday. Mr.Ujwal said the Punjab Government led by Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann is working dedicatedly to give more environmental friendly look to the villages in the state. Punjab CM has taken it as a mission to create cleaner and healthier environment in the villages and the state government is committed to save the ground water from further depletion. (editor@dailyworld.in)




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