Union Home Minister Amit Shah announced on ‘X,’ formerly known as Twitter, that Jammu and Kashmir has reached a significant milestone by achieving a 100% Open Defecation-Free (ODF) status.
He credited this achievement to the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and highlighted that the region has experienced remarkable development and growth since the abrogation of Article 370. Shah expressed his sentiments during the ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ Campaign, where Jammu and Kashmir accomplished the prestigious ODF Plus model status.
“Heartiest congratulations to the people of J&K for achieving 100 per cent ODF Plus status. After the abrogation of Article 370 under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi, the J&K has attained new heights in development and growth,” Shah posted on ‘X’
“The schemes implemented by the Union Government are now being seamlessly extended to the nook and corners of J&K. People across the nation and those living in J&K have experienced the transformative change the region has undergone. I extend my heartfelt congratulations to the JK Lt Governor Manoj Sinha and the local administration for this remarkable feat.”
On September 29, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha posted on ‘X’, declaring “Under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 100 per cent J&K UT villages have achieved the ODF Plus status in ‘Model’ category under Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) phase-II. This achievement underlines coordinated efforts of all to improve the quality of life for citizens.”