Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017: Registration Ends On October 31
NEW DELHI Oct 31 : The registration for Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar ends tomorrow on the official website. The Puraskar or the award is part of the ‘Swachh Bharat Swachh Vidyalaya’ initiative launched in 2014 by the Government of India. The initiative was launched to ensure that all schools in India have access to separate functional toilets for boys and girls. The awards, per se, were instituted in 2016 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India to recognize, inspire and celebrate excellence in sanitation and hygiene practice in schools.
As per the official Swachh Vidyalaya website, “The explicit purpose of the awards is to honour schools that have undertaken significant steps towards fulfilling the mandate of the Swachh Vidyalaya Campaign.”
The awards are open to government schools, government-aided schools and private schools in both urban and rural schools.
Schools which have registered for the awards will be evaluated on the following criteria:
- Handwashing with Soap
- Operations and Maintenance
- Behaviour Change and Capacity Building
The awards will be given on district-level, State/UT level, and National level.
How to Register?
For registration, schools would first have to complete primary information section in the prescribed format. On submission of this information, a password will be sent to the mobile number provided in the primary information section. After this, schools can login using the U-DISE code and their respective password and complete the rest of the sections of the survey.