In the list of ODF++ (Open Defecation Free ++) released by the Government of India, all the urban bodies of Chhattisgarh have achieved great success. Chhattisgarh state is the first and only state in the country, which has the distinction of being an ODF++. At the same time, Ambikapur city of the state has once again illuminated the name of Chhattisgarh in the matter of cleanliness in the entire country.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and Urban Administration Minister Dr. Shiv Kumar Dahria congratulated and congratulated the officers-employees, sanitation-workers of the bodies including the Mayor, Chairman, Councilors of all urban bodies and the Mayor, Chairman, Councilors on the success of the Garbage Free Star Rating and ODF++. Instructions to continue the effort.
Chief Minister Baghel said that in the matter of cleanliness, the name of Ambikapur city is among the top list of the country. The administration, corporation administration, corporation people’s representative and city dwellers are also very aware of the cleanliness of the city. He said that Ambikapur and other bodies have performed better in the declared rankings due to the day-to-day hard work of the cleanliness staff of the corporation.
Urban bodies of Chhattisgarh have been successful in testing ODF and ODF+ three to four times. The ODF++ vis-a-vis ODF does not observe open defecation, availability of public cum community toilet facilities as well as safe scientific disposal of faecal sludge from septic tanks. In order to improve the condition of ODF in Chhattisgarh, the state government-run Sanitation Makeup and Suvidha-24 scheme is an important contributor.