Thursday 9 July 2015

Kayakalp | Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

Why in news?
Health Minister Shri J P Nadda holds meeting to review “Kayakalp”.


  • It is an initiative to improve public health facilities under “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
  • By generating awareness and attitudinal change towards cleanliness
Suggestions (of the review committee):
  • personal round by the health officials in hospital premise can improve the cleanliness situation. 
  • health institution should invite people, NGOs, voluntary organisations etc., to participate in this endeavour and share the responsibility for cleanliness of the health facility.
  • motivational incentives such as awards should also be instituted for them. 
  • the induction training as well as on the job training for the housekeeping staffs are also needed for the success of this initiative
  • decentralisation and self-decision should be promoted with in the hospital administration. 
  • emphasized on the establishment of a corpus fund at hospital level for providing greater flexibility to the hospital administration. 

[Source: PIB]


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