Swachh Survekshan Grameen, 2021 will be launched under the Swachh Bharat Mission Phase- 2 today. As part of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, Swachh Survekshan Grameen aims to support acceleration of Open Defecation Free plus interventions and results in the country. An expert agency has been hired to conduct the Survekshan under which Villages, Districts and States would be ranked using key parameters.
As part of Swachh Survekshan Grameen, 17 thousand 475 villages in 698 districts across the country will be covered. Over 87 thousand public places including schools, anganwadis, and public health centres in these villages will be visited for survey. Around one lakh 74 thosuand households will be interviewed for their feedback on Swachh Bharat Mission related issues.
Also, citizens will be mobilised to provide feedback on sanitation related issues online using an application developed for the purpose.