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Covid combat: Mega cleanliness drive across villages in 75 Dists

Lucknow: As a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of pandemic from, the Uttar Pradesh Government has launched a massive sanitation and cleanliness campaign in the villages across the state.

According to a state official, “the teams are on their toes to ensure sanitization of villages. It is need of the hour to prevent the virus from spreading in the villages.”  

Fogging and sanitisation has begun across all  75 districts of the state under the special cleanliness campaign of the state. 

For the first time, drains were cleaned in all villages of Gram Panchayat, big or small. Hundreds of sanitation workers have been deputed in these villages to prevent the spread of disease. 

During the campaign in Gram Panchayats, a meeting of the Health, Sanitation and Nutrition Committee was held. Cleanliness campaign is being widely disseminated.

As per the directions given by the CM, special cleanliness drive was conducted in 97521 revenue villages of 75 districts, from April 1, 2021.

 In all these villages, 59468 special cleaning campaigns were carried out and the foundation of clean and healthy Uttar Pradesh was laid. 

Such efforts have never been exposed in the previous governments, that is why the people of the village have also joined themselves in the cleanliness drive to make these campaign successful.

To prevent communicable diseases, cutting of bushes, marking of shallow hand pumps and removal of water-logging were done on a priority. 

Water-logging problem was also addressed to reduce the outbreak of mosquitoes in these areas. 

Spraying of anti-larvae,bleaching powder, pesticides and fogging was done in the drains of all Gram Panchayats. 
All the sanitation workers have been instructed to stay in their Gram Panchayat daily from 7 am to 2 pm and engage themselves in cleaning work.

It is to be noted that a special monitoring team has been formed to ensure that no sanitation workers are absent.

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