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New Delhi : Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare J P Nadda and Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar on December 29 launched ‘SwachhSwasthSarvatra’ to commemorate Good Governance Day at a function, here. SwachhSwasthSarvatra is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation to achieve better health outcomes through improved sanitation and increased awareness and healthy lifestyles. 

Addressing the participants, Javadekar said that the Prime Minister has successfully amplified the need for clean India and today this is the most popular programme that resonates with citizens across India. Advancing from Swachh Bharat to Swastha Bharat is a natural step. Open Defecation Free (ODF) should not be limited to creation of infrastructure alone but it should also bring the positive change in the habits and mindset of people.“SwachhSwasthaSarvatra” is a much needed programme to achieve open defecation-free India by 2019, he said. according to a PIB release. 

Speaking at a function, Nadda recalled the vision of the Prime Minister that governments and departments should not work in silos but work in close collaboration and cooperation with each other and develop a synergy between themselves. “The initiatives we are undertaking today will have far reaching and deep impact on the health outcome of the citizens.’’ Nadda added.

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