7-day Swachh Haryana drive from Nov 1

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Oct 30, 2014 23:32 IST

To give priority to cleanliness in slum areas, Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday said the 'Swachh Haryana, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' to be launched across the state would be started in slum areas from November 1 to 7.

Khattar who was presiding over a meeting of officials of various departments to review the arrangements of the campaign said the decision to launch this campaign from slum areas had been taken keeping in view that these area needs more cleanliness as compared to other areas.

Khattar said maximum part of the MPLAD fund should be spent on the construction of toilets in school, colleges and slums. He added that social organisations and non-government organisations and corporate sector would be involved in this campaign so as to ensure wider coverage of this campaign.

He also directed the officials to ensure proper monitoring of cleanliness drive on all seven days and seek report from the concerned in this regard.

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