Achievement of Bongaigaon District
Achievement of Public Health Engineering Department, Bongaigaon under leadership of Dr.M.S. Lakshmi Priya, IAS ,Deputy Commissioner Bongaigaon and Chairperson, District Water & Sanitation Mission.
Government of India's prestigious National Award for best GP in the entire Country for exemplary performance in construction and maintenance of community toilets under 'Samudayik Shouchalaya Abhiyan', a campaign under Swachh Bharat Mission (G), has been awarded to Bongaigaon District at a virtual award ceremony on ‘Gandhi Jayanti 2020, which was also celebrated as 'Swachhata Divas’. Deputy Commissioner Bongaigaon Dr.M.S. Lakshmi Priya, IAS, and Borigaon GP President Mrs. Swapna Borah jointly received this prestigious award virtually on behalf of team Bongaigaon. Hon’ble Union Minister for Jal Shakti, Shri Gajendra Singh Sekhawat presented the award plaque and certificate and interacted with the Deputy Commissioner and the GP President.
Apart from ensuring ODF sustainability and reuse of discarded plastic bottles as flower pot for beautification of the Campus of the Community Toilet, Mrs. Borah also engaged Covid-19 returned local migrant Labourers for construction of the toilets. She also successfully involved the community in construction and maintenance of the community toilets.
The Bongaigaon district jointly ranked the 2nd position in Swachh Survekshan Grameen under the programme of Swachh Bharat Mission(SBM-Grameen) , Assam in 2018.