13 June 2018

10 New Swachh Iconic Places Launched Under Swachh Bharat Mission

10 New Swachh Iconic Places Launched Under Swachh Bharat Mission

Ten new iconic sites have been taken up under Phase III of the flagship project Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) of the Swachh Bharat Mission. The third phase of SIP was launched at Mana village which is situated close to the Badrinath temple in Uttarakhand.

These sites are

  • Raghavendra Swamy Temple, Andhra Pradesh
  • Hazardwari Palace, West Bengal)
  • Brahma Sarovar Temple, Haryana)
  • VidurKuti, Uttar Pradesh)
  • Mana village, Uttarakhand)
  • Pangong Lake, J&K)
  • Nagvasuki Temple, Uttar Pradesh
  •  ImaKeithal/market, Manipur
  • Sabarimala Temple, (Kerala)
  • Kanvashram, Uttarakhand)

These 10 places will witness the special Sanitation work which is already in full swing in the Special Iconic Places of Phase I and II.
Swachh Iconic Places initiative is being coordinated by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in association with the Ministry of Urban Development, Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Tourism and the concerned State governments.

Activities under Swach Iconic Place Drive

  • Improved sewage infrastructure
  • Drainage facilities
  • Installation of Sewage Treatment Plant (STP)
  • Improved sanitation facilities
  • Water vending machines (Water ATMs)
  • Solid and Liquid Waste Management (SLWM) set-up
  • Structure restoration, roads maintenance, lighting arrangements
  • Beautification of parks
  • Better transport facilities

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