DVC DSTPS Contributes to development of Open Defecation free


DSTPS Andal under its CSR ambit has undergone with an agreement with PHED Asansol, RCFA, Water Supply Circle PHED Asansol for construction of Individual Household Toilet at Srirampur Gram Panchayat of which the project cost is 46.34 Lakh. The amount will be utilized in the construction of 300 Individual Household Toilet in different villages of Srirampur Gram panchayat. After construction of this 300 IHL, every household of the panchayat will be covered under 100% sanitation and the whole panchayat will be read as Open Defecation Free (ODF) Panchayat in a true manner. 


In this connection, Chief Engineer & HOP DSTPS, Shri S.N Jha handed over the Cheque of Rs.43 lakhs to Superintending Engineer RCFA, W/S Circle PHED Asansol Shri N.C Basak, Executive Engineer RCFA; W/S Circle PHED Asansol Shri Champak on Wednesday 21st of Feb 2018 in the presence of Chief Engineer (Secretariat) DVC Kolkata, Shri A.K Verma; Chief Engineer (O&M) Shri M. Debdas and Sr Joint Secretary (Dev) Shri Biswajit Sen, in a programme at DVC DSTPS conference hall.


On this occasion, Chief Engineer & HOP Shri S N Jha said Sanitation has got a very important role to play in the matter of public health and improvement of the quality of life. “But in our country, particularly in the rural areas, the status of sanitation is extremely poor. Ignorance coupled with age-old habits and non-availability of suitable kinds of sanitation facilities among the Villagers are the main reasons for such poor conditions. Durgapur Steel Thermal Power Station Andal unit of Damodar Valley Corporation under its CSR programme had initiated the DVC Chairman Shri P.K Mukhopadhyay’s dream Project of intensive sanitation programme in the line with Swachh Bharat Mission in the Andal Block area,” he said.