Bundelkhand Development Society (BDS) is an NGO that actively participates in the Swachh Bharat Mission, which is a flagship initiative of the Government of India aimed at promoting cleanliness, hygiene, and sanitation across the country. BDS is committed to promoting the mission’s objectives by creating awareness among people in both rural and urban areas about the importance of maintaining cleanliness and hygiene in daily life.
BDS conducts various campaigns and awareness programs to sensitize people about the benefits of adopting good sanitation practices. The organization believes that promoting good hygiene practices is critical to preventing the spread of diseases and improving the overall health of communities. BDS encourages people to adopt practices such as using toilets, maintaining clean surroundings, and washing hands regularly to promote hygiene and sanitation.
BDS also works towards the construction of toilets in rural areas and slums to provide access to sanitation facilities to all. The organization collaborates with local authorities and communities to identify areas that require sanitation facilities and assists in the construction of toilets, including community toilets, individual household toilets, and school toilets.
In addition to creating awareness about hygiene and sanitation practices, BDS also promotes waste management and environmental conservation as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission. The organization conducts programs to promote the segregation of waste at the source and encourages people to recycle and dispose of waste responsibly. BDS also works towards promoting sustainable agricultural practices to conserve natural resources and prevent environmental degradation.
BDS’s efforts towards promoting the Swachh Bharat Mission have been instrumental in improving the quality of life in the Bundelkhand region. The organization’s initiatives have helped in reducing the incidence of diseases and promoting healthy living. BDS’s work towards promoting hygiene and sanitation practices has also had a positive impact on the environment by promoting sustainable waste management practices and environmental conservation.