A district level program on literacy and hygiene was held in Singach-Vadinar

Jamnagar Dt 29 NABARD Chairman Dr. G.R. Chitala Gatta. Launched the countrywide Sanitation Literacy Campaign on 20-10-2020. The aim of this campaign is to create awareness among the rural people to always adopt hygiene habits and hygiene practices. NABARD has so far disbursed Rs.122 crore under Swachh Bharat Mission Grameen. As a result, toilets have been constructed in 3.28 crore households. In addition, NABARD has launched a Rs. 400 crore refinancing scheme for FY201 for water sanitation. The Sanitation Literacy Campaign will support the Government of India's SBM-G and WASH programs. So that better sanitation facilities can be made available to the sensitive rural communities in the wake of Kovid-12 epidemic. Even in Gandhinagar, Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani, Dr. G.R. Chitala and D.K. Mishra, Chief General Manager, NABARD, Ahmedabad also inaugurated in Gandhinagar. NABARD will cover about 2,000 villages and, based on the findings, will develop a strategy to provide credit facilities, including the construction of household toilets. NABARD will run 'Swachhta Saksharata Abhiyan' all over India till January 26, 2021. NABARD has set a target of conducting 2,000 awareness programs in various villages across India during the period and four awareness programs will be organized in each district. The campaign was organized by NABARD at the inaugural function of the district level 'Swachhta Saksharata Abhiyan' in Singach and Vadinar rural areas. The program was inaugurated by NABARD's District Development Manager-Jamnagar and District (DDM) Nagendraji Sharma and others present on the occasion. DDM Jamnagar and Dwarka District NABARD stated the main objective of the program and NABARD's contribution to the Clean India Mission. All were given detailed information about hygiene especially the time of Corona. D.D.M. Jamnagar and Dwarka District NABARD said that now loans can be taken from SHGs, NBFCs, corporate banks and other financial institutions for construction and repair of toilets under primary loan. For this, NABARD seeks the recovery of loans from various financial institutions at a minimum Bose rate. Extensive feedback was taken about the availability of toilets in the homes of all those present at the event. The program also featured a film on sanitation prepared by NABARD.