NEW DELHI: The Minister of Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhu has issued directions for formulation of Integrated Policy on Cleanliness at the station, platforms and coaches. This policy will ensure better and effective coordination among number of departments involved for providing cleanliness. The sense of responsibility and accountability will also be clearly defined.
This Integrated policy on Cleanliness would clearly lay down the parameters and benchmarks for cleanliness. The Policy would clearly lay down structures/procedures for garbage collection, garbage sorting and garbage disposal. The Zonal Railways have also been directed to constitute a new department for house-keeping using the existing staff strength.
The action plan for the Integrated Policy on Cleanliness is expected to be finalized by 5th January 2015.