Mysuru, October 10:- “To make the district open defecation-free, the required land and other facilities will be provided to the people,” said Deputy Commissioner D Randeep. He also instructed the officials to give more importance to this work.
He was speaking at a progress review meeting of Swachh Bharat campaign held at the Deputy Commissioner’s office in the city on Monday.
“The officials of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) and Town Municipal Councils should ensure that cleanliness is maintained at public places. Mysuru is declared as open defecation-free city. A free helpline has to be launched soon. Swachhata app is also launched to create awareness and the app should reach students and households,” he said.
He instructed the officials to make sure that the district becomes open defecation-free by December 2017 and to organise a workshop on October 24.
Director of Urban Development Planning R Lokanath, MCC health officer Dr Nagaraj, presidents of all city councils and officers were present.