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SCHOOL EDUCATION DEPT-2010

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To

The District Education Officer, SSM

Alipurduar / Bankura/ Birbhum/ Purba Burdwan / Paschim Burdwan/ Cooch Behar/ Dakshin Dinajpur/ GTA / Howrah / Hooghly/ Jalpaiguri/ Kolkata / Kalimpong / Malda/ Murshidabad/ Nadia / North 24 Parganas / Paschim Medinipur / Jhargram/ Purba Medinipur/ Purulia / South 24 Parganas / Uttar Dinajpur

The Education Officer, SSM, Siliguri Mahakuma Parishad

Sub: Participation of schools in Swachhata Pakhwada 2023 

Ref: Letters of Addl. Secretary (SSII), Dept. of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Education, Govt. of India (D.O. No. F. 28-3/2023IS10 dated 27.06.23 and dated 03.05.2023

Madam / Sir

In enclosing the letter as referred above, I am directed to request you to issue necessary instructions to the schools and educational institutions of your district to observe Swachhata Pakhwada 2023 from 1st to 15th September, 2023 in a befitting manner. The following may be noted in light of this programme-

The Head Teacher / Principal of the schools may act as Nodal person for conducting activities under this programme.

For observing this programme in a befitting manner, students, teachers and community may be involved actively for focused participation in cleanliness, sanitation and hygiene drive and other related activities in schools.

For the list of suggestive participatory activities, the annexure may be referred. Appropriate steps may kindly be taken from your end for circulating this information to all the schools so as to ensure active participation of students in the programme.

Encl: As stated

Bikash Bhawan (2nd Floor), Salt Lake, Kolkata-700 091 Phone: 2334-3102, 2358-1822, Fax: 2358-5297 E-mail: pbssm.spo@gmail.com

Website: www.wb.ssa.nic.in

Yours faithfully,

State Project Director PBSSM

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Annexure

Ministry of Education

Department of School Education & Literacy 

Suggested Action Plan for Swachhata Pakhwada (1-15 September, 2023

1.9.2023 (Friday

SwachhataShapath Day

SwachhataShapath function may be organized wherein all students and teachers/staff may participate. Children to speak about and take pledge for Swachhata. Swachhata

be posted on to

awareness message

Department/Organisations/Schools.

the

website of the

Electronic banners may be created and uploaded on the departmental/state web portals to highlight the observance of the Swachhata Pakhwada. Publicity and awareness generation may be done through use of social media, as well as electronic and print media.

Upload the number of students who took SwachhataShapath and the number of schools participated on Google tracker and photos, videos and publicity material on Google drive.

2.9.2023 & 3.9.2023 (Saturday & Sunday

Swachhata Awareness Days

Holding meeting of SMCs/SMDCs/PTAs to highlight the importance of cleanliness &sanitation and importance of Hand-washing. Use of Mask & Social Distancing among children, parents and teachers and to encourage and inspire them for hygiene and sanitation in school as well as home.

Teachers to inspect sanitary facilities in each and every corner of school/ institution to do a quick assessment and make proposal/plan for upkeep of the facilities. Adaptation for WASH facilities (hand wash facility, daily cleaning and disinfection. toilet/ urinal use, water facility use, ventilation, waste management, O&M etc) may be discussed with the local representatives. This may include ensuring – adequate. clean and separate toilets for girls and boys, supplies like – soap. handwash and safe water. disinfectants, cleaning staff etc.

A status check/review can be done for piped water supply connection in the school in view of Jal Jeevan mission.

A status check and augmentation plan with regard to water harvesting systems in the school may be taken up in view of the current Jal Shakti Abhiyan Catch The Rain, 2023 campaign 

Extensive cleaning/disinfection of toilets, MDM kitchen, classrooms, fans, doors, windows, clearing bushes in the campus to be undertaken. The local community may be involved in these activities with the participation of SMCs/PTAS and local representatives.

Weeding out/recording of the old files, records as per procedure.

All kinds of waste material like broken furniture, unusable equipment, defunct vehicles etc. should be completely removed from the premises of schools/institutions.

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Upload number of schools participated on Google tracker and photos, videos and publicity material on Google drive.

4.9.2023& 5.9.2023 (Monday & Tuesday

Community Outreach Days

All teachers may visit nearby villages to address the local communities on Swachhata. with special focus on sustaining toilet usage, and taking up waste management work in their areas. They may also sensitize local community to stop wasting of water resources and to make them aware about water conservation and ongoing Jal Shakti Abhiyan.. Teachers’ Day may be celebrated appropriately in each school.

Teachers and students in association with local representatives should propagate the theme of Swachhata Pakhwada among public in local areas.

Upload number of teachers participating in the community outreach activities on Google Tracker and photos, videos and publicity material on Google Drive.

6.9.2023 (Wednesday

Green School Drive Day

Students may be asked to come out with imaginative slogans, posters and pamphlets on different themes such as water conservation, eliminating single use plastic etc. which can be later displayed in school exhibitions and on village/ town walls/ school premises. To educate students learn about conservation of water. To sensitize students about the impact of scarcity of water. To empower students to learn to protect the natural sources of water. To help every students to save at least one litre of water per day. To encourage students towards judicious use and minimum wastage of water at home and school. Upload number of schools participated on Google tracker and photos, videos and publicity material on Google drive.

7.9.2023& 8.9.2023 (Thursday& Friday

Swachhata Participation Days

Competitions can be held in districts/blocks/clusters for clean and well-maintained premises and toilets in schools.

Essay, Slogan, Elocution, Quiz, Painting. Skit, Poem. slogan writing competitions and Model making competition on Swachhata.

Debates on Swachhata.

Upload number of schools participated on Google tracker and photos, videos and publicity material on Google drive.

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9.9.2023 & 10.9.2023 (Saturday & Sunday)

Hand Wash Days

Create Awareness on the need for proper hand wash in daily life.

Children should be taught proper method/steps/moments, timings of hand washing with soap before and after eating.

Barrier free access to the drinking water and toilet facilities for Divyang students may be reviewed and ensured.

Students may be taught about checking wastage of water.

Water from hand washing unit to be channeled to school gardens.

Children may be taught about the water borne diseases/diseases, safe handling of drinking water so that they practice proper hand and oral hygiene.

Upload number of schools participated on Google tracker and photos, videos and publicity material on Google drive.

11.9.2023 (Monday

Personal Hygiene Day

Audio visual programme to be undertaken to motivate students/employees and other for maintaining cleanliness.

Students will learn about proper way of cutting and keeping nails clean, daily bathing with clean water, wearing clean cloths, no spitting in open, wearing shoes/ slippers etc. (also wearing mask correctly. no hand shaking, respiratory hygiene, not sharing personal items with others).

Students will be taught the hygienic manner of using toilets and drinking water facilities.

Students may be made aware of the importance of brushing teeth twice a day by making it routine habit.

Upload number of schools participated on Google tracker and photos, videos and publicity material on Google drive.

12.9.2023 (Tuesday

Swachhata School Exhibition Day

Essay

Slogan/ Poem writing,

Painting,

Elocution, Quiz,Model 

making Photographs, Cartoons etc. made by students on Swachhata activities may be displayed in School/Education Department’s website.

State may document some of these exhibits.

Making artefacts at home using local recycled-raw material for storage of waste i.e.. artistic dustbins using local skills promoting their culture.

Upload number of schools participated on Google tracker and photos, videos and publicity material on Google drive.

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13.9.2023 and 14.9.2023 (Wednesday &Thursday)

Swachhata Action Plan Days

SMC/SDMC to create awareness among students, parents and local people about the Swachhata Action Plan of the school under the Samagra Shiksha scheme.

Convene small group meeting of Bal Sansad/School Cabinet specially to discuss the Swachhata Pakhwada activities in the school.

Encourage community members and students to make suggestions as to what new activities can be included under Swachhata Pakhwada and forward such suggestions to DOSEL, MOE.

Upload number of schools participated on Google tracker and photos, videos and publicity material on Google drive.

15.9.2023 (Friday

Prize Distribution Day

Prize distribution for participation of children, teachers and parents in competitions viz. Painting, Essay, Debate, Quiz, Slogan, Inter-school and Crafting, model making etc. using waste to encourage Swachhata.

All Schools/educational institutions may sum up their activities and work undertaken during the Pakhwada and select best activity for forwarding to district/state authority for uploading on the website i.e. in public domain.

Upload number of schools participated on Google tracker and photos, videos and publicity material on Google drive.

 

 

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