Pulwama declared ODF District

GJ REPORT PULWAMA, APR 26: Under Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin (SBM-G), rural Pulwama district has been declared as ODF District in the State. In this regard, a grand function was today organized by Rural Development Department in meeting Hall at DC office complex, Pulwama. District Development Commissioner, Ghulam Mohammad Dar was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, the DDC said that people of Pulwama, Government officials and representatives of other institutions have contributed towards this milestone. DDC further said that collaborative community participation has led Pulwama to achieve the ODF status. He appreciated the concerned Department and its field-functionaries, who have worked in mission mode to complete their due assignments with a great sense of responsibility in making the district, Open Defecation Free. The function was attended by the Joint Director Planning, Additional Deputy Commissioner Awantipora, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Block Development Officers, Village Level Workers besides a large number of beneficiaries. Later, the DDC also distributed cheques among beneficiaries under SBM.