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Swachh Bharath Mission (URBAN)

  • The Government of Puducherry has initiated process of developing integrated Municipal Solid Waste Management in the U.T of Puducherry as part of SwachhBharath Mission (SBM) of Govt of India.
  • The Mission was announced in the year December 2014 with the duration till 2nd October 2019 and it is being implemented by the Ministry of the Urban Development (MoUD).
  • High Power Committee under the Chairmanship of the Chief Secretary and with Member drawn from concern Departments (including MoUD) has been constituted.
  • Secretary (LA) is the State Nodal Officer
  • Director, LAD is the Member Secretary.
  • District Level Review and Monitoring Committee are also formed.
  • Rs. 30.04 corers has been allocated for SBM period and out of which Rs.1.95cr released so far. Of which, Rs.1.26cr had been granted to 5 Municipalities.
Mission Objectives
  • Elimination of open defecation,
  • Eradication of Manual Scavenging,
  • Modern and Scientific Municipal Solid Waste Management,
  • To effect behavioral change regarding healthy sanitation practices ,
  • Generate awareness about sanitation and its linkage with public health,
  • Capacity Augmentation for ULB’s,
  • To create an enabling environment for private sector participation in Capex (Capital Expenditure)and Opex (Operation Maintenance).
Mission Components
  • Solid Waste Management
  • IEC & Public Awareness
  • Capacity Building and Administrative & Office Expenses (A&OE)
  • Individual Household Latrines (IHL)