20 member committee to implement 'Swachh Bharat Mission' in UT

A 20 member high power committee, headed by the Chief Secretary, has been formed by the government for implementing the 'Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) in the Union Territory.

PTI| Updated: Mar 18, 2015, 15:07 PM IST

Puducherry: A 20 member high power committee, headed by the Chief Secretary, has been formed by the government for implementing the 'Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) in the Union Territory.

The committee has as its members Secretaries, District Collectors of Puducherry and Karaikal regions, Project Director of District Rural Development Agency, PWD Chief Engineer, Director of Information and Publicity, Regional Administrators of Mahe and Yanam, besides an official of Urban Development Ministry and Director of Local Administration Department, an LAD release said here on Wednesday.

The Mission aims at achieving among other things modern and scientific municipal solid waste management, adoption of sanitation practices, capacity augmentation of local bodies in urban areas and facilitating private sector participation in capital and operation and maintenance expenditure.