As a part of Mahatma Gandhi Swachhta Mission, intensive sanitation drive will be undertaken by all Municipal Corporations and Municipalities of Gujarat in the during first three months with a view to giving momentum to this drive and for accomplishing this mission successfully, financial assistance of Rs. onecroreto each of the four small Municipal Corporations vig: Junagadh, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, and Gandhinagar and Municipalitiesas per A,B,C, D Category will be given financial assistanceof Rs. 55,45,30 and 20 Lakhs respectively.
Special sanitation drive will be organized in Government Offices, Semi-Government Offices, Educational institutes, dispensaries and other public organizations.
As a part of intensive sanitation drive and a long term planning, besides giving financial assistance to Municipal Corporations and Municipalities by the State Government, as many as 75000 equipments will be provided at the cost of Rs. 100 crores.
Public awareness is inevitable for maintaining cleanliness in cities. Simultaneously for creating understanding about this programme among the public, Public participation /public awareness will be ensure by maximal use of elite class /voluntary organizations as well as publicity media.
In public awareness and public participation drive, generally following work will be continuously under taken:
Block-wise programme of this drive shall be implemented.
Under this programme, with regard to sanitation amongst the cities, it is planned to make grading of cities by the way of healthy competition raisiner there by excellent criteria. It is planned to give awards / prizes periodically to those who have done outstanding work.