WELL, A RESOURCE centre working in the field of water, sanitation and environmental health for the Department For International Development (DFID), Government of UK, will assist block and district officers of Dhar, Jhabua and Barwani in preparing a Village Environment, Hygiene and Sanitation Plan (VEHSP) for 15 villages.
It will propose appropriate technical methods to prepare a VEHSP and recommend ways on how the plan can be used to reorient their action for achieving the goals set under Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC). TSC, which focuses on construction of toilets in every village home, is a key factor in declaring a village as Nirmal Gram.
WELL, stationed at Loughborough University, UK, is undertaking a baseline assessment of 15 villages for VEHSP, which has been rechristened as Grameen Swachhata Yojana and its goals are same as those proposed under National Rural Health Mission. UNICEF, on the other hand, will take up 20 villages of Indore, Khandwa, Khargone and Burhanpur districts to help the administrative machinery in preparing VEHSP.