SWACHA GRAMA YOJANA
'Swacha Grama Yojana' a Unique Programme launched by the Govt. of Karnataka aims at providing clean environment in the village limits. This programme incorporates five important features. They are
* Paving of internal Roads/Streets in the village.
* Construction of Drains for disposal of sullage / strom water.
* Providing of community compost yards and shifting of manure pits to outside cillage limits.
* Providing smokeless chullas for all house holds.
* Construction of individual household latrines, Community latrine comples and school latrines.
Govt. of Karnataka accorded its approval to this yojana vide order No. RDP.146:RWS(1)2000 Banglore dated 20.10.2000.
The main criteria of this yojana are ..
a.) Total estimated Project Cost is Rs. 20.00 Lakhs. People participating in preparation plan and cost sharing by the people. People should take the responsibility of contributing 10% of the project cost. Also they should take the responsibility of maintainence of the project after completion. Only those GramPanchayath shich will aside by this conditions are eligible to participate in this yojana.
b.) Those Gram Panchayaths willing to participate in this Yojana should deposit 50% of the people contribution i.e.,Rs.1.00 Lakhs with Zilla Panchayath and register their willingness.
c.) As per the guidelines issued by the Govt. of Karnataka, the Swacha Grama Samithis has to be constituted for each selected village. As per Govt. Circular S.G.S. consist of following members.
|1. Grama Panchayath||
|2. Z.P. Constituency Member||Permanent Invaitee|
|3. Constituency T.P.Members||- do -|
|4. Gram Panchayath Members||Members of S.G.S|
|5. High / Middle / Primary School Head Masters.||- do -|
|6. A . N . M||- do -|
|7. Anganwadi Worker||- do -|
|8. Junior Engineer||- do -|
|9. Gram Panchayath Secretary||Secretary of S.G.S|
d.) GramPanchayaths should resolve by discussing in Swacha Grama Samithis that the entirer cost of maintaining the project will be met by collecting Taxes - Collected from villagers.
e.) Gram Panchayats should accept to clean the public toilets daily, cleaning of roads atleast once in a week and to clean drains atleast once in a fortnight.
f. ) Gram Panchayaths should ensure cleaniness around public fountains, cistrens and handpumps and to see that water is not staginated around this. Also they should accept to test water quality atleast once in a year.
g.) Gram Panchayaths should ensure that no manure pits, garbages are located near dwelling places and a guide be issued to this effect and should agree to shift the manure pits to outside village limits within 3 months from the sanction of the project.
h.) Gram Panchayath should prepare an annnual budget to main roads, drainages, community compost manure pits and community latrines.
Detailed Guide Lines to
* Select the village.
* Preparation of project estimate and community contribution from Swacha Gram Samithi.
* Maintain Swacha Grama fund.
* Implement Swacha Grama works.
* Utilise Swacha Grama and its related funds.
are issued vide circular No.RDP 146 RWS(1)2002 dated 27-12-2000 and further amendments to this guidelines are issued in the circular dated 16-04-2002.
Accordingly to talukwise list of villages selected in Shimoga dist and the progress of the works in the selected villages are detailed in the Appendix-I. Karnataka Land Army Corporation is implementing this yojana in the district.
APPENDIX - I
In Shimoga district Govt. of Karnataka has approved the following 28 villages. Details are as follows..
|Sl.No||Name of the Taluk||Name of the Gram Panchayath||Name of the Selected Village|