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J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare and Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister of Human Resource Development, on 29 December 2016 launched Swachh Swasth Sarvatra in New Delhi.
The programme was launched to commemorate Good Governance Day. It is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation to achieve better health outcomes through improved sanitation and increased awareness and healthy lifestyles.
Key highlights of Swachh Swasth Sarvatra
-Community Health Centres (CHCs) in Open Defecation Free (ODF) blocks supported to achieve Kayakalp certification
-Gram Panchayat of Kayakalp Primary Health Centres (PHCs) prioritized to become ODF
-Training in WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) of CHC/PHC nominees
When: 29 December 2016