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Ministry of Textiles conducts Special Campaign 3.0 for Disposal of Pending Matters and institutionalizing Swachhata

The Ministry of Textiles by drawing inspiration from Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi’s vision to institutionalize Swachhata and minimize pendency in Government, launched a Special Campaign 3.0 from 2nd October to 31st October 2023 with special impetus on disposal of pendency.

The drive started with the Preparatory Phase of the Special Campaign 3.0 from 15th September to 30th September 2023, wherein the Ministry identified the pending references from MPs/State Government/ PMO, Public Grievances/Public Grievance Appeals, Parliament Assurances, Files, both physical and electronic, for review and finalization of the cleanliness campaign sites.

In the implementation phase of Special Campaign 3.0, a special drive was organized in the Ministry (Headquarter), O/o Development Commissioner (Handicrafts/Handlooms), all PSUs education institutions and field offices under Ministry of Textiles from 2nd October 2023 to 31st October 2023 with focus on Swachhata and Reducing Pendency in Government Offices with a focused approach. There was an emphasis on field/outstation offices, mainly engaged for service delivery and having a public interface. The updated status of the campaign is regularly posted on the SCPDM Portal of the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) namely: www.scdpm.nic.in

431 sites were successfully cleaned during the Campaign. In addition, during this Campaign period, senior officers of the Ministry of Textiles inspected sites in the Ministry and the field organizations and motivated them to make cleanliness an integral part of their office work.

Furthermore, a comprehensive review of over 41,000 files (physical and electronic)was carried out and about 10,000 physical files were weeded out and closed over 1800 e-files. As a result of this diligent review process, a noteworthy 69,793 sq. ft. of space has been freed and revenue of Rs.18, 82, 995/-generated by the disposal of scrap and other redundant material.

It is imperative to mention that 36 pending references received from Members of Parliament have been duly addressed and resolved. Moreover, in regard to the Public Grievances that were pending at the commencement of the campaign, an impressive 85 PG cases have been redressed.

As best sustainable practices of recycling reuse reducing the disposal of used clothes and diverting them from landfills, a campaign was organised to donate cloth by the officials of the Ministry. Bins were placed at the entrance at Gate No. 18 at Udyog Bhawan and officials participated in this drive to donate used cloth.

Ministry actively extended the outreach of these events through the handles of tweets and Social Media Platforms. The Ministry is committed to carrying out with the highest degree of zeal and making all campaigns announced by the Government a grand success.

Disclaimer: This is an official press release by Pib.

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