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Asiea for making JK open-defecation free

Srinagar: Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development Department, Social Welfare and Health & Medical Education, Asiea Naqash on Wednesday said that the Government is making efforts to make Jammu and Kashmir free from open-defecation to ensure health and hygiene.

The Minister made these remarks while inaugurating one-day workshop, ‘Open Defecation Free (ODF) Certification’ organized by Directorate of Urban Local Bodies, Kashmir at SKICC in Srinagar.

She said that the Union Government has come up with a comprehensive scheme for scientific disposal of solid waste, Urban Transport Management and effective and efficient drainage system within specific time frame for their implementation.

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