Swachh Bharat-Swachh Vidyalaya Campaign

Swachh Vidyalaya (Clean School) Campaign

Following the announcement of Hon’ble Prime Minister on 15 August 2014 that all schools in the country should have toilets, with separate toilets for girls, the Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Human Resources Development have launched a campaign “Swachh Vidyalaya” with the aim of providing toilets to all schools in India within a period of one year.

Some of the salient features of this campaign are:

i) Individual/corporate institutions who are interested in building toilet blocks in any school will be encouraged to do so and will be allocated schools of their choice by the Ministry of Human Resource Development/State Governments.

ii) Private Sector companies are particularly encouraged to do the construction on their own. The list of schools requiring toilets and the contact details of nodal officers in each districts/states are available at http://udise.in/SRC-New/ReportModule/Toilet/Report.aspx.

iii) The indicative design of the toilet blocks, along with estimated unit cost are available atwww.mhrd.gov.in/sites/upload_files/mhrd/files/swt/toilet-designs.html. Contributors are encouraged to provide maintenance as well.

Any company/individual interested in participating in the campaign may get in touch with the Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India (Nodal Officer: Dr. Nagesh Singh, Economic Adviser – Tel: 0091-11-23381721, Email: nagesh.edu@nic.in.

In case of any difficulty, please contact Shri A. Longkumer, Second Secretary & Head of Chancery, Tel: +502 2368-3230 / +502 2368-2974 email: hoc.guatemala@mea.gov.in in the Embassy.