Jamshedpur: District administration here on Wednesday started preparations to ensure the success of Freedom from Open Defecation Week going to be celebrated in East Singhbhum from 9th to 15th August.
The deputy commissioner (DC) Amit Kumar convened a meeting of district officials concerned to discuss plans to make the weeklong celebrations a grand success. He issued necessary instructions to the officials. He said a total of eight Swachhata Raths will be flagged off by the MP of Jamshedpur and MLAs of various constituencies on the first day of the celebration.
He said public awareness campaign should be launched with the help of Swachhata Rath in villages that have either become open defecation free (ODF) or are about to be declared ODF. Street plays and other media of public awareness should be made use of to achieve success, he said.