Venjamur GP set to become ODF
Venjamur Gram Panchayat (GP) of Koilkonda Mandal in Mahabubnagar district of Telangana needed 385 toilets to make sanitation accessible to all people in the GP. To meet the huge target, officials of the district administration visited the GP and after a round of meetings, construction of toilets started and the village will be declared open defecation free (ODF) soon.
With a view to spurring inclusive growth in its villages, the State Government of Telangana had implemented the Palle Pragathi Special Programme from 6th September to 5th October, 2019. During the 30 day period, districts across the state set up plant nurseries, cremation grounds and dump yards, among others to improve greenery and cleanliness of the villages.
- Solid and Liquid Waste Management, Sustainability
During the fourth visit of the Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA) team to the water stressed Perumbalur district in Tamil Nadu, they noticed that the whole area was green with water visible everywhere. Further, Executive Engineer, Tamil Nadu Watershed Development Agency (TAWDEVA) indicated that overall there was a 3 meter increase in ground water levels in the State.