Telangana

Peddapalli best Swachh district in country

Peddapalli district has emerged as the “Overall Best District” in the country during the annual survey conducted in the country as part of Swachh Survekshan 2019 by the Union Ministry of Jal Shakthi.

Out of the survey conducted in 690 districts and 17,400 villages in the country, Peddapalli district emerged overall best district. On the occasion of Swachh Bharath Diwas to mark Mahatma Gandhi 150th birth anniversary celebrations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would present the award to Collector A. Sri Devasena in Ahmedabad in Gujarat on Wednesday.

The district had earlier won two national awards in Swachh Sundar Shauchalay (neat and clean toilets) and Open Defecation Free (ODF) district with the construction of 1.35 lakh individual sanitary latrines and its utilisation.

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Printable version | Mar 25, 2020 9:49:52 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/telangana/peddapalli-best-swachh-district-in-country/article29569229.ece

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