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The Clean India Campaign (“Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan”)

Updated: Jul 10, 2019

Under this flagship program of Government of India CFSD has been working proactively with the Nagpur Municipal Corporations and other Nagar Parishads to create awareness on segregation of waste, conducting flash card meetings in slums and municipal corporation schools to mitigate open defecation spots and make cities open defecation free. Review and Capacity building of NMC sanitation staff, Behaviour change communication using IEC material, Designing IEC material, conduct of various events like debating competition, Essay competition, drawing competition etc and MohallaSabha, street plays, walkathon during campaign period. Verify the progress of HHL construction and prepareindependent report on proper utilization of assets created and behavior change of beneficiaries.

Under this program CFSD has also enumerated the waste-pickers ,feriwalas and Kabadiwalas (the informal sectors engaged in waste collection) of Nagpur city , CFSD has also distributed ID cards to waste pickers.

CFSD organizes health check-up camps for the waste pickers through Networking with different groups, organizations  and clubs at bhandewadi dumping yard and other slums where waste pickers live. Renowned Doctors and specialists are also invited to conduct these camps and follow-up camps are also organized.

CFSD is also working on the integration of the informal sector into the waste management plan of the city . CFSD helped in setting up recycling stores being run by women waste-picker SHG’s run by NMC and Swacch Association , Nagpur

Under this program CFSD is creating awareness for collection of Terapak used cartons for recycling for TETRAPAK company..and other companies too as this will help in minimizing the waste being generated on the used beverage carton and it will be properly recycled.

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