Poonch, July 6
An awareness lecture on “Swachh Gaon” was organised at Village Daraba in Poonch district by the Army, today. The lecture was to spread awareness amongst the locals of Daraba about personal hygiene, sanitation and cleanliness of the houses and surrounding areas. The lecture was conducted as part of the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’.
The locals were made to understand that various health problems are related to drinking dirty water, defecation in open, unplanned waste disposal, unhygienic living conditions, sewage problems and unhygienic personal living. Various options were discussed to transform village of Daraba into “Swachh Gaon”. Besides Sarpanch and Numbardar, large number of people participated in the lecture. The locals vowed their commitment for making Daraba a “Swachh Gaon”.