The five-day Swachh India Campaign will be organized in all the schools of Noida under the Hygiene E curriculum. Training on sanitation and hygiene will be given to the teachers in 70 schools of Noida under the Hygiene programme. The Swachh India campaign will be organized as a part of the countrywide hygiene and sanitation campaign “Dettol Banega Swachh India”. The programme is to be organized by RB India for school teachers and children in association with Jagran Pehel.
Training will be given to the teachers on how to teach the students for creating and maintaining an environment of sanitation and hygiene. The hygiene curriculum is introduced in Noida schools by the support of District Magistrate, Noida, and partners in accordance with the WASH delivery model.
RB India has initiated the hygiene curriculum in partnership with XSEED and Butterfly Fields. The key elements of the curriculum are personal hygiene, hygiene in school, home, neighborhood, and hygiene during illness.
Highlights of the Swachh India School Programme
The main highlight of the programme will be the curriculum that is activity-based and developed while considering the learning ability of primary school students. The curriculum is divided into three levels. Level 1 for 1st and 2nd class students, Level 2 for 3rd and 4th class students and level 3 for 5th class students. For each level of the programme, 15 sessions will be conducted. Innovative ideas will be used in the hygiene programme such as wall paintings, creative posters and hygiene corners. Using innovative ideas will depict the value of hygiene in home, school and environment.
About Swachh India Campaign
The Curriculum will have 15 sessions in a year with work books and games made under the guidance of Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. The curriculum will have a total of 45 sessions in three sessions for three years. The programme will cover the primary school children and strengthen the behavioral changes for hygiene and sanitation.
The Swachh India programme already has an existing model including Bal Sansad, nukkad nataks and changemakers. The success and outreach of the Swachh India programme will be measured at the end of each year through an impact assessment programme.