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Department of Food and Public Distribution completes Special Campaign 3.0 on Swachhta

Department of Food and Public Distribution (DFPD) & its attached Offices successfully completed the Special Campaign 3.0 on Swachhta, focused on minimizing pendency in Government. DFPD launched the Special Campaign 3.0 from 2nd – 31st October 2023 with special impetus on disposal of pendency, better space management and making the environment clean and green.

The campaign started with the preparatory phase on September 15th, 2023 to identify targets for cleaning during the implementation phase. During the campaign, special focus was given to space management and enhancement of workplace experience in offices.

Shri Sanjeev Chopra, Secretary (F&PD) has taken Review Meetings with the Sr. Officers of DFPD and its attached Offices to sensitize about the progress of activities undertaken during the Special Campaign 3.0.

Shri Rajender Kumar, JS (Admn) also took a number of Review Meetings with the officers of the Department as well as its PSUs/ Attached offices. During the campaign period, he paid many surprise visits to various sections/ Record Room of DFPD and appreciated the efforts of the officials. He also inspected the toilets and common areas and directed the concerned staff to make their best efforts to maintain the utmost cleanliness in the office premises.

During the period of Special Campaign 3.0, a Team of Deputy Secretary & Nodal Officers with two Under Secretaries of DFPD visited Warehouses and godowns of Offices of the FCI & CWC on 17th October, 2023 to review the progress and achievement of Attached Offices under the DFPD.

Not only the Department but all its attached Offices i.e. FCI, CWC, WDRA, IGMRI & NSI Kanpur enthusiastically participated in the campaign and celebrated it as a cleanliness festival at 1156 campaign sites. This year a remarkable 1.84 Lakh Sq.ft. space has been freed after the disposal of scrap and other redundant materials. 3.33 lakh physical files were identified, and reviewed and 1.57 lakh physical files have been weeded out during the campaign. 2964 Electronic files have also been closed. The total revenue generated from the disposal of scrap is more than Rs. 22.35 lakh.  During the Special Campaign 3.0 period, this Department and its Attached Offices on various social media platforms, such as Twitter, Instagram etc, have released 08 Best Practices, 17 PIB Notes and more than 1000 Tweets. Daily progress was monitored by a dedicated team and uploaded on the SCPDM portal hosted by DARPG.

The Department of Food and Public Distribution and its attached Offices successfully achieved the target set for Special Campaign 3.0 on Swachhta and minimize pendency in Government, which was conducted within the Department and across its attached Offices i.e. FCI, CWC, WDRA, IGMRI and NSI, Kanpur located in various parts of the country.